Rhonda Eason’s To Hair and Back: My Journey Toward Self-love One Strand at a Time
Author Rhonda Eason’s critically-acclaimed debut memoir challenges the popular tune “I Am Not My Hair” by posing the question: If I am not my hair, then who am I? In To Hair and Back: My Journey Toward Self-love One Strand at a Time( eBook, ISBN 0-9991188-1-1, $4.99), the author explores her complicated history with her tight curls by taking readers on a revealing journey. From being bullied as a youth because of her unruly coils through her adventurous life-long crusade in search of the perfect hair, the author’s obsession with her ever-changing hairstyles become a metaphor that anyone who has ever struggled with issues of self-worth will find relatable.
Kirkus has lauded the author’s prose as “impeccable and charming,” while the San Francisco Book Review writes that the author’s voice is “one in a million… I found myself laughing out loud at her sharp wit.” Manhattan Book review states To Hair and Back “spins a masterful work of self-discovery” while SPR proclaims To Hair and Back“will attract anyone who has ever had a bad hair day — and that is a pretty large readership.”
Rhonda Eason is a published author of several romance novels. She is a graduate of the University of Tampa and a veteran of the United States Air Force. She resides in New York City.