PROJECT GIRL. by McDonald, Janet.

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PROJECT GIRL.

Edition: First printing.

New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1999). Hardcover first edition - The story of a bright Black girl whose "coming-of-age in a Brooklyn public housing project locked her into a struggle with the growing poverty, drug abuse, and violence of a neighborhood in decline. . . [she] soared past her peers into a world of privilege - college at Vassar, studies in Paris, law school at Cornell - " but she still struggled to reconcile two opposing worlds, including a nervous breakdown after a rape, and her own serious brushes with the law, but with "brains, will, and support from friends and family [she was] able to gain control of her life." 231 pp. ISBN: 0-374237573.

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

Book ID: 83059
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