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Jonetta Rose Barras

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Jonetta Rose Barras is the author of the critically acclaimed book The Last of the Black Emperors: The Hollow Comeback of Marion Barry in the New Age of Black Leaders. She is also a columnist for the Washington Times and former associate editor of the Washington City Paper. Her writings have also appeared in the Washington Post, USA Today, American Visions, The New Republic, and The New Democrat. She has appeared as a commentator for CNN, C-SPAN, and PBS and is widely considered one of the freshest female voices speaking for the African-American community.

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Whatever Happened to Daddy's Little Girl?
The Impact of Fatherlessness on Black Women
Written by Jonetta Rose Barras


Format: Trade Paperback, 276 pages
Publisher: One World/Ballantine
On Sale: January 29, 2002
Price: $16.00

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What happens to a little girl who grows up without a father? Can she ever feel truly loved and fully alive? Does she ever heal—or is she doomed to live a wounded, fragmented life and to pass her wounds down to her own children? Fatherlessness afflicts nearly half the... Read more >
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Whatever Happened to Daddy's Little Girl?
The Impact of Fatherlessness on Black Women
Written by Jonetta Rose Barras


Format: eBook
Publisher: One World/Ballantine
On Sale: September 1, 2000
Price: $13.99

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