New York: Pantheon Books, 1992
From the publisher’s description:
When a woman returns to her Midwestern hometown as an artist-in-residence to teach puppetry to schoolchildren, her homecoming also means grappling with artistic ambition, memories of rejected love, and shocking truths about her family.
SubjectsFiction and Poetry / Novels / Racism / Families / African Americans / African American Literature / Women Authors / American Literature /
Dove, Rita (NHC Fellow, 1988–89). Through the Ivory Gate: A Novel. New York: Pantheon Books, 1992.