WHERE THERE IS A WOMAN THERE IS MAGIC. IF there is a moon falling from her mouth, she is a woman who knows her magic, who can share or not share her powers. A woman with a moon falling from her mouth, roses between her legs and tiaras...
Praise for Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo
“Shange's wit, lyricism and fierceness are marvelous.” —The New York Times
“A jubilant celebration of womanhood as moving as the moon...pure magic.” —Kansas City Star
“A marvel... Languages--colloquial, established, lyric play together like the most lush chamber music, the coolest jazz, the brassiest marches, the hippest jug band... It leaves us filled with joy and yearning for more.” —Philadelphia Inquirer
“Possessed of poetry, motion, and light… Shange's tale is poignant, surprising, and deep as she looks as the different worlds of women and their special places therein.” —Publishers Weekly-