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Patricia Bell-Scott

Patricia Bell-Scott

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The Firebrand and the First Lady

Patricia Bell-Scott

Biography

Patricia Bell-Scott is professor emerita of women’s studies and human development and family science at the University of Georgia. The Firebrand and the First Lady won the Lillian Smith Book Award, was named the Best Adult Nonfiction Book by Booklist, was a finalist for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction, and was longlisted for the National Book Award. Bell-Scott’s previous books include Life Notes: Personal Writings by Contemporary Black Women, Flat-footed Truths: Telling Black Women’s Lives, and Double Stitch: Black Women Write about Mothers and Daughters, which won the Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book Prize. She served for a decade as co-founding editor of SAGE: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women.

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