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Training School for Negro Girls

by Camille Acker Author · Bahni Turpin Narrator

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This debut collection is a complicated love letter to Washington, DC, and to those who call it home: a TSA agent who's never flown, a girl braving new worlds to play piano, and a teacher caught up in a mayoral race. These characters navigate life's "training school"-with lessons on gentrification and respectability-and fight to create their own sense of space and self.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Blackstone Publishing
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2018

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 156.7 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 156.7 MB

Camille Acker (Author)

Camille Acker grew up in Washington, DC. She holds a BA in English from Howard University and an MFA in creative writing from New Mexico State University. Her writing has received support from the Norman Mailer Writers Colony, Callaloo Writers' Wo...

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