Mama Phife Represents is a hybrid-story that follows the journey of a mother’s grieving heart through her first two years of public and private mourning. Told through a tapestry of narrative poems, dreams, anecdotes, journal entries, and letters, these treasured fragments of their lives show a great love between mother and son. Artist and artist, teacher and friend. Cheryl Boyce-Taylor’s gift includes drawings, emails, hip-hop lyrics, and notes Malik wrote to his parents beginning at age eight. Both elegy and praise song, there is joy and sorrow, healing, and a mother’s triumphant heart that rises and blooms again.
- Publisher : Haymarket Books (January 19, 2021)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 136 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1642592668
- Item Weight : 7.2 ounces
- Dimensions : 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches