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A Woman Alone is a series of autobiographical writings by Bessie Amelia Head (1937-1986), who is widely considered to be the finest Botswanan writer of the twentieth century. Born the child of a wealthy South African white woman and a black servant who tended to the woman's family's race horses, Head's birth is apparently considered a scandal. In 1937 in Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa, deep racism is a fact of life and so Head's existence has to be hidden. Head knows little about her family save that she is told as a little girl that her mother is mentally ill and has had a mental break down and that her mother shares her name.
At age twelve, Head ends up at an Anglican boarding school for black girls which changes her life. While not caring for the religion or discipline, she loves the world of books and spends much...
A Woman Alone: Autobiographical Writings Lesson Plans contain 116 pages of teaching material, including: