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Title:
As I am : young African American women in a critical age
Author:
Okwu, Julian C. R.
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Publication Information:
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
vii, 149 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780811820738
Format :
Book

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Summary

Calling on lessons learned from their mothers, sisters, and friends, the 36 women of As I Am speak candidly about what it means to be a young African American woman. Photographer Julian Okwu pairs each of his gorgeous duotone portraits with a frank and compelling interview.


Author Notes

Julian C.R. Okwu (pronounced Oh-koo) was born in London, England, to Nigerian parents and raised in Connecticut. His work has appeared on the covers of several books and publications and in numerous magazines. The 1994 recipient of the Revels M. Cayton Award for Young Photographers with Promise, Okwu lives in San Francisco.