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Kinky gazpacho

Lori L. Tharps

Kinky gazpacho

life, love & Spain

by Lori L. Tharps

  • 55 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Washington Square Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tharps, Lori L,
  • Tharps, Lori L. -- Travel -- Spain,
  • Multicultural education -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee,
  • African American students -- Spain -- Biography,
  • African American women -- Spain -- Biography,
  • American students -- Spain -- Biography,
  • Americans -- Spain -- Biography,
  • Spain -- Description and travel,
  • Spain -- Civilization,
  • Milwaukee (Wis.) -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York : Atria Books, 2008.

    StatementLori L. Tharps.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDP48 .T48 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination206 p. ;
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24036636M
    ISBN 100743296486
    ISBN 109780743296489
    LC Control Number2009455558


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I love it because the premise of the book may seem simple: girl studies abroad in Spain, girl meets boy, girl and boy get married and live happily Cited by: 3.

In Kinky Gazpacho, Lori prepares a meal for her future husband, Manuel, made entirely of vegetables: potato croquetas, lentil stew, rice, bread, and baked apples. When your book group gathers to discuss the memoir, you might consider preparing some of the traditional Spanish dishes that Lori wooed Manuel with, or plan a potluck with your Released on:   Kinky Gazpacho: Life, Love, & Spain is a delight to read and I enjoyed every moment of it-even those moments of reading where I might have wanted to cringe but did not-so I give this book 5 stars.

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Kinky Gazpacho tells the story of the redeeming power of love and finding self in the most unexpected places. At its heart, this is a love story. It is a memoir, a travel essay, and a. This reading group guide for Kinky Gazpacho includes an introduction, discussion questions, ideas for enhancing your book club, and a Q&A with author Lori Tharps.

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Tharps is a memoir of her growing up in a Black American, middle-class family, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Despite her parents' education and background, Lori had a lack of self-worth concerning her origins. This was evident when she was in third grade, during International Day at a private school/5(19).

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In addition to Hair Story, she is the author of two other books, Kinky Gazpacho: Life, Love & Spain and the novel, Substitute Me. Both the Washington Post and declared Kinky Gazpacho one of the Best Books of Tharps continues to write about race, identity, parenting and hair for media outlets both online and in print.

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When Tharps finally finds hidden traces of Africans in Spain, she also finds peace of mind and sees. Celebrities, stylists, and cultural critics weigh in on the burgeoning sociopolitical issues surrounding Black hair, from the historically loaded terms "good" and "bad" hair, to Black hair in the workplace, to mainstream society's misrepresentation and misunderstanding of kinky locks.

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