Leaving Pipe Shop by Deborah Mcdowell

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A colorful memoir follows the unwilling return, after a twenty-year absence, of a black woman to her childhood neighborhood Pipe Shop, a working-class community outside of Birmingham where she finds herself confronting many memories of her youth. 20,000 first printing.

About Deborah Mcdowell

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A former fellow of the Bunting Institute and the Woodrow Wilson International Center, Deborah E. McDowell is a professor of English at the University of Virginia.
Published January 6, 1997 by Scribner. 288 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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