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Triangular Road

A Memoir

Paule Marshall


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From New York and Europe to the Caribbean and Africa, an acclaimed novelist chronicles her coming of age as a writer

Praise For Triangular Road: A Memoir

USA Today
“Marshall's melodious voice is mesmerizing. The only complaint here is the reader is left wanting more of it.”

Dallas Morning News
“Writer Paule Marshall has long been a quiet national treasure, creating rich characters whose stories seep into our souls as they explore their complex Caribbean and American roots….This isn't just a memoir. It's a book that provides a rare, honest look at the deep, personal well where one writer draws her strength, a gift that anyone interested in understanding literature should cherish.”

USA Today
“This slim, elegant memoir traces the author's life from Africa to Barbados to Brooklyn, her melodious voice leaving readers aching for more.”

Basic Civitas Books, 9780465013593, 192pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2009

About the Author

Paule Marshall is the author of five novels: Brown Girl, Brownstones; The Chosen Place, The Timeless People; Praisesong for the Widow; Daughters; and The Fisher King. A MacArthur Fellow and winner of the Dos Passos Prize for Literature, Professor Marshall has taught at various universities over the course of her lifetime; she now holds the Helen Gould Sheppard Chair of Literature and Culture at New York University. She lives in New York and Richmond, Virginia.