A Stranger’s Journey: Race, Identity, and Narrative Craft in Writing

David Mura
Published in 2018
by University of Georgia Press

In A Stranger’s Journey, poet, memoirist, and critic David Mura explores the ways in which relationships to personal identity and race play an integral role in narrative expression and craft, particularly in memoir writing, using examples from authors such as Mary Karr, Maxine Hong Kingston, and ZZ Packer. Writers of all genres and levels of experience will find helpful inspiration in Mura’s guidance into using an understanding and interrogation of self as a timeless and transformative storytelling tool.


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