Zena (short for Zenobia) Lawson honors all things African–art, culture, history. So when fortune hands her a twenty-year-old Nigerian girl in need of temporary housing, Zena and her husband, Lucius, jump at the chance to help. To Zena, Ifa Olongo is an exotic beauty with enough haughtiness and grace for three royal families. Not to mention the daughter she never had. But as Zena’s best friend, Vy, keeps reminding her, Ifa is no girl. Crackling with wit, intelligence, and hard-earned wisdom, Do Unto Others turns political correctness and Afrocentricity upside down, reminding us that there is only one golden rule.
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"Kristin Hunter Lattany does not miss a sight or a sound of humor, pain. . . . Her eye is sharp, her ear is true. . . . She has the gift of words and of insights." –The Christian Science Monitor
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About Kristin Hunter Lattany
Kristin Hunter Lattany is the author of Kinfolks, Guests in the Promised Land, which was nominated for a National Book Award, The Landlord, which became a motion picture, and a bestselling young adult novel, The Soul Brothers & Sister Lou…. More about Kristin Hunter Lattany
Published by Ballantine Books Jun 02, 2000| 272 Pages| ISBN 9780345443298