We're Going to Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True

We're Going to Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True

Author: 
Union, Gabrielle
Place: 
New York
Publisher: 
Harpercollins
Phys descriptions: 
262p.
Date published: 
2017
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ISBN: 
978-0-06-269398-3
Bar code: 
1038094
Call No: 
82-94
Abstract: 

One month before the release of the highly anticipated film The Birth of a Nation, actress Gabrielle Union shook the world with a vulnerable and impassioned editorial in which she urged our society to have compassion for victims of sexual violence. In the wake of rape allegations made against director and actor Nate Parker, Union--a forty-four-year-old actress who launched her career with roles in iconic '90s movies--instantly became the insightful, outspoken actress that Hollywood has been desperately awaiting. With honesty and heartbreaking wisdom, she revealed her own trauma as a victim of sexual assault: "It is for you that I am speaking. This is real. We are real."  In this moving collection of thought provoking essays infused with her unique wisdom and deep humor, Union uses that same fearlessness to tell astonishingly personal and true stories about power, color, gender, feminism, and fame....

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Date created: 
Tuesday, April 17, 2018