Audre Lorde - Zami: A New Spelling of My Name (1982)
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I learned to read from Mrs. Augusta Baker, the children's librarian.... If that was the only good deed that lady ever did in her life, may she rest in peace. Because that deed saved my life, if not sooner, then later, when sometimes the only thing I had to hold on to was knowing I could read.