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Rabbit : The Autobiography of Ms. Pat
by Patricia Williams and Jeannine Amber


Overview -

Nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature

An absolute must-read - Shondaland

" Rabbit] tells how it went down with brutal honesty and outrageous humor" - New York Times

They called her Rabbit.

Patricia Williams (aka Ms.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature

An absolute must-read - Shondaland

" Rabbit] tells how it went down with brutal honesty and outrageous humor" - New York Times

They called her Rabbit.

Patricia Williams (aka Ms. Pat) was born and raised in Atlanta at the height of the crack epidemic. One of five children, Pat watched as her mother struggled to get by on charity, cons, and petty crimes. At age seven, Pat was taught to roll drunks for money. At twelve, she was targeted for sex by a man eight years her senior. By thirteen, she was pregnant. By fifteen, Pat was a mother of two.

Alone at sixteen, Pat was determined to make a better life for her children. But with no job skills and an eighth-grade education, her options were limited. She learned quickly that hustling and humor were the only tools she had to survive. Rabbit is an unflinching memoir of cinematic scope and unexpected humor. With wisdom and humor, Pat gives us a rare glimpse of what it's really like to be a black mom in America.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781504735308
  • ISBN-10: 1504735307
  • Publisher: Dey Street Books
  • Publish Date: August 2017
  • Dimensions: 6.4 x 5 x 5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.2 pounds


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