Kola Boof’s long awaited autobiography “Diary of a Lost Girl” is nothing less than magnificent. Many will be spellbound by more than 90 pages detailing her. 1 Feb Book Review of Diary of a Lost Girl: The Autobiography of Kola Boof: the Nonfiction, Hardcover by Kola Boof (Door of Kush, Feb 01, ). 22 Sep Such is the case with Kola Boof, whose heartbreaking and brutally-honest autobiography, Diary of a Lost Girl, might be the most brilliant.
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The Autobiography of Kola Boof 3. Interesting and intriguing to say the least, often times redundant.
For warts and all, it represents the unalloyed emotions of an intelligent, defiant, controversial, frequently profane and proud black woman, a survivor who somehow overcame one of the worst childhoods imaginable to share an abundance of intriguing, if debatable insights about her adopted homeland.
She is a very interesting individual and her autobiography holds nothing back about her story as diaru African woman making her way in the world.
Jul 16, Beautifulguyana rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I think the book could have been reduced to half the number of pages as she is very redundant.
Hard for me to stay with – interesting, glad I read it.
Diary of a Lost Girl: Books by Kola Boof. Such is the case with Kola Boof, whose heartbreaking and brutally-honest autobiography, Diary of a Lost Girl, might be the most brilliant deconstruction of the plight of present-day African-Americans yet written.
Diary of A Lost Girl admin September 22, Kola Boof’s writing is captivating, as is the story of her life. I may be interested in reading something else by Kola Boof but I need to let my brain marinate on this particular read.
Mar 19, Marsh marked it as to-read. Sep 03, Asabagna rated it it was amazing. It is important to note English is not her native language, so she had the additional burden of learning to communicate in a new tongue. Carrie rated it really liked it Jun 13, Priscilla Heard rated it it was amazing Jan 24, Definitely a must-read for anyone!
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When not excoriating Islam, with a refreshingly unguarded honesty Boof recalls her assorted sexual and romantic liaisons ranging from Osama bin Laden, at one extreme, kolx a married Jewish businessman, at the other, with a rainbow coalition of lovers betwixt and between, with a stated preference for black men.
Jan 31, Slee added it Shelves: However, it gives you food for thought, and allows you to see things from her perspective. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Feb 09, Lynne rated it it was amazing.
Sep 29, Shawanda rated it really liked it Shelves: I personally don’t care whether or not she’s crazy or even telling the truth. Jun 19, Rosemari rated it really liked it Shelves: She seems to have some beef with fatness and “ugliness,” which made me wary, as well as some confounding ideas about relationships between men and women.
I will hopefully have time to do a better review upon completion of the book, because I do not feel I have done it justice. In sum, Diary of a Lost Girl is an admirable addition to the genre of African-American autobiography.
If true, this development is no surprise, given the serious accusations leveled on these pages, and the fatwas issued by Kkla fundamentalists in reaction to such relatively-mild detractors as Salman Rushdie.
This is gilr of the best books I have ever read! Trekkie rated it it was ok Dec 05, While the Internet is abuzz with rumors and speculation surrounding Kola Boof, for purposes of this review this critic simply assessed Diary of a Lost Girl on its own merits, without entertaining extraneous issues raised elsewhere. The ideas in her book dealing with race, color, and sexism are fascinating, challenging and ring true.
Kola Boof’s long awaited autobiography “Diary of a Lost Girl” is nothing less than magnificent.