As the story begins, Dawes found the first taste f rock music and new all about it. According to her, the music was cathartic and liberating. She was compelled to express her feeling without conformity. She wanted to have a sense of belonging to a certain group, but found it was about her own individual. She had not known any other black woman interested in metals before. The motif of this publication revolved around a black woman life and her liberation in heavy me...
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... within the prison society. The author uses the book to help women in the prison society and outside the enclosed walls find themselves.
In conclusion, the book is well set, with a good introduction and interactive body. It has been recommended for used in literature in both secondary school and colleges. This will help the intended to have an awareness of women life in prison and faces of loss, hope, and human attitude and emotions in the prison life. The volume can be termed as companion for females both in the prison and outside prison. The issue racism has been well exposed in the book and the role of women artist in racism.
Erin G., 2010, A Woman Doing Life: Notes from a Prison for Women: The Southwest Journal of Criminal Justice. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. Pp. vi, 202, Vol. 8(2)175.
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