Power in the Blood (Paperback)

A Family Narrative (Race)

By Linda Tate

Ohio University Press, 9780821418727, 229pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2009

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Power in the Blood: A Family Narrative traces Linda Tate's journey to rediscover the Cherokee-Appalachian branch of her family and provides an unflinching examination of the poverty, discrimination, and family violence that marked their lives.

About the Author

Linda Tate is a faculty member in the University of Denver's Writing Program. She is the author of A Southern Weave of Women: Fiction of the Contemporary South and the editor of Conversations with Lee Smith. She taught at Shepherd University in West Virginia for fifteen years and now lives in Boulder, Colorado.