This Thread of Gold

This Thread of Gold: A Celebration of Black Womanhood

Hardback Published on: 22/06/2023
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This Thread of Gold
Powerful and Emotive.
Easily the best non fiction book I’ve ever read. Raw, honest, powerful and emotive. Taking you on a journey through history and personal stories. This b... READ MORE
This Thread of Gold
A book that I will instantly be recommending.
Part memoir, part historic account, part social and current affairs. This book covers it all. I found myself nodding along with the author's sentiments so ... READ MORE
India - Exeter Roman Gate


Weaving together narratives that celebrate the triumph of Black female resistance, Catherine Joy White takes us on a unique journey through the eyes of positive and inspiring disruptors. Throughout history, acts of defiance have taken place in secret, in kitchens, churches, through trusted networks. Others were projected onto a global stage through art, politics and activism.From Alice Walker to Beyoncé, from Audre Lorde to Doreen Lawrence, from Aretha Franklin to Zendaya: Catherine Joy White charts her own journey to self-discovery through the prism of extraordinary women to create a beautiful tapestry of Black joy. Taking on the legacy of Angela Davis's Women, Race and Class, Audre Lorde's Sister Outsider and Saidiya Hartman's Wayward Lives, This Thread of Gold brings new life to the history of Black women's resistance.

  • Publisher: Dialogue
  • ISBN: 9780349702599
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Weight: 440g
  • Dimensions: 258 x 164 x 26 mm

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This Thread of Gold
Really Interesting Read!
Thank you to the publishers for the review copy. I confess I would have been unlikely to pick it up without a nudge but it is such a great read! And yes I ... READ MORE
Fiona Sharp