This is a vintage softcover copy of "In Search of Our Mother's Gardens" by Alice Walker, printed in 1983. Very good condition with no major imperfections. Small name written on inner cover. 397 pages.
From the back cover: "In her first collection of nonfiction, Alice Walker speaks out as a black woman, writer, mother, and feminist, in thirty-six pieces ranging from the personal to the political. Here are essays about Walker's own work and that of other writers, accounts of the civil rights movement of the 1960s and the antinuclear movement of the 1980s, and a vivid, courageous memoir of a scarring childhood injury. Throughout the volume, Walker explores the theories and practices of feminists and feminism, incorporating what she calls the "womanist" tradition of black women."