A Revelatory, Uplifting, And Gorgeously Illustrated Meditation On Dedication, Hard Work, And The Power Of Perseverance From The Beloved, New York Times Bestselling, And Two Time National Book Award Winning Jesmyn WardFor Tulane University S Commencement, Jesmyn Ward Delivered A Stirring Speech About The Value Of Hard Work And The Importance Of Respect For Oneself And Others Speaking About The Challenges She And Her Family Overcame, Ward Inspired Everyone In The Audience With Her Meditation On Tenacity In The Face Of Hardship Now, In Book Form, Ward S Moving Words Will Inspire Readers As They Prepare For The Next Chapter In Their Lives, Whether, Like Ward, They Are The First In Their Families To Graduate From College Or Are Preceded By Generations, Or Whether They Are Embarking On A Different Kind Of Journey Later In Life Beautifully Illustrated In Full Color By Gina Triplett, This Gorgeous And Profound Book Will Charm A Generation Of Students And Their Parents Ward S Inimitable Voice Shines Through As She Shares Her Experience As A Southern Black Woman And Addresses The Themes Of Grit, Adversity, And The Importance Of Family Bonds Navigate Your Stars Is A Perfect Gift For Anyone In Need Of Inspiration From The Author Of Salvage The Bones, Men We Reaped, And Sing, Unburied, Sing
Jesmyn Ward is the author of Where the Line Bleeds, Salvage the Bones, and Men We Reaped She is a former Stegner Fellow Stanford University and Grisham Writer in Residence at the University of Mississippi She is an associate professor of Creative Writing at Tulane University.Her work has appeared in BOMB, A Public Space and The Oxford American.
- 64 pages
- Navigate Your Stars
- Jesmyn Ward
- 12 December 2018 Jesmyn Ward