Communion: The Female Search for Love (Love Song to the Nation) (Paperback)

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Description


Renowned visionary and theorist bell hooks began her exploration of the meaning of love in American culture with the critically acclaimed bestseller All About Love: New Visions. She continued her national dialogue with the bestselling Salvation: Black People and Love. Now hooks culminates her triumphant trilogy of love with Communion: The Female Search for Love.

Intimate, revealing, provocative, Communion challenges every woman to courageously claim the search for love as the heroic journey we must all choose to be truly free. In her trademark commanding and lucid language, hooks explores the ways ideas about women and love were changed by the feminist movement, by women's full participation in the workforce, and by the culture of self-help.

Communion is the heart-to-heart talk every woman -- mother, daughter, friend, and lover -- needs to have.

About the Author


 Bell Hooks is an influential cultural critic, feminist theorist, and writer. Celebrated as one of America’s leading public intellectuals, she is a charismatic speaker and writer who teaches and lectures around the world. Previously a professor in the English departments at Yale University and Oberlin College, hooks is the author of more than 17 books, including All About Love: New Visions; Salvation: Black People and Love; Communion: the Female Search for Love, as well as the landmark memoir  Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood.

Praise For…


“Masterful. A thinking women’s (and man’s) valentine, a fitting conclusion to hooks’ groundbreaking work on love in American life.”
Los Angeles Times

“A powerful guidebook to life.”
Library Journal
Product Details
ISBN: 9780060938291
ISBN-10: 0060938293
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publication Date: December 24th, 2002
Pages: 272
Language: English
Series: Love Song to the Nation