What Would the World Be Without Women
Stories from The Ninth Ward
Waukesha Jackson's book is an examination of loss and recovery. Starting with her relationship to her mother, Ms. Jackson writes about the stuggles that have been a part of many of the lives of women in the Ninth Ward. In particular, she examines the frequent role of women as caretakers of the community— in their homes, social clubs, barrooms, and churches. Through interviews, photography, and reflection, Ms. Jackson captures the tough times and victories of her family and neighbors.
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