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About the Author

Faith Adiele is assistant professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh.

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Associated Works

Gumbo: A Celebration of African American Writing (2002) — Contribuidor — 124 exemplares
Life Notes: Personal Writings by Contemporary Black Women (1994) — Contribuidor — 81 exemplares
The Colors of Nature: Culture, Identity, and the Natural World (2002) — Contribuidor — 81 exemplares
Her Fork in the Road: Women Celebrate Food and Travel (2001) — Contribuidor — 80 exemplares
Letter to a Stranger: Essays to the Ones Who Haunt Us (2021) — Contribuidor — 63 exemplares
Alone Together: Love, Grief, and Comfort in the Time of COVID-19 (2020) — Contribuidor — 58 exemplares
Go Girl! The Black Woman's Book of Travel and Adventure (1997) — Contribuidor — 20 exemplares
Coming of Age in the 21st Century: Growing Up in America Today (2008) — Contribuidor — 17 exemplares
It's All Love: Black Writers on Soul Mates, Family, and Friends (2009) — Contribuidor — 11 exemplares

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Conhecimento Comum

Outros nomes
Adielé, Faith
Data de nascimento
1964
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Washington, USA
Locais de residência
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Thailand
Educação
Harvard College (BA|Southeast Asian Studies)
Leslie College (MA|Creative Writing)
University of Iowa (Dual MFA|Fiction, Nonfiction)
Ocupações
nun (Buddhist Forest Traditon, Thailand)
writer
teacher
Organizações
Iowa Writers' Workshop

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Throughout her writing career, Adiele has published essays in many journals, magazines, and anthologies. Using the penname Jane Harvard, Adiele co-wrote the novel The Student Body with three of her classmates: Michael Melcher, Bennett Singer, and Julia Sullivan. The novel takes place at Harvard and involves crime and sex scandals. In addition, Adiele has produced a PBS documentary called My Journey Home that records her journey to Nigeria to reunite with her father. She is currently working on a memoir, Twins: Growing Up Nigerian/Scandinavian/ American, which discusses her multicultural background, her childhood, and her reunion with her father.

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Compelling story. Jumbled writing/formatting.
 
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alyssajp | 2 outras críticas | Jul 29, 2019 |
3.5/5 stars. A deeply moving look at a Nordic-Nigerian woman's experience with fibroids and the healthcare system. It's also an excellent look at culture, gender, and the intersection at which Faith Adiele lives. I absolutely want to read more by her.

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tldegray | Sep 21, 2018 |
i have now realized i really don't like travel writing. so of course i didn't enjoy this. this will be my last book like this.
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mahallett | 1 outra crítica | Oct 3, 2013 |
Stimulating is the best way to describe this book. In addition to the factual information about the Buddhist faith that Adiele provides, readers are given a narrative of her spiritual journey, as well. Adiele is a relatable narrator with whom the reader can relate, no matter one's background, social situation, or faith. Her self-discovery mirrors the desire to reveal what is innately human in all of us; in immersing herself in a completely foreign culture, Faith Adiele identifies those things.
 
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Libby.Clephane | 2 outras críticas | Apr 27, 2012 |

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Obras
5
Also by
11
Membros
176
Popularidade
#121,982
Avaliação
3.9
Críticas
6
ISBN
8

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