Somebody's Daughter by Ashley C. Ford

The New York Times Bestseller

Somebodys Daughter

A memoir by Ashley C. Ford

Named a Best Book of the Year

  • The New York Times
  • NPR
  • TIME
  • Marie Claire
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Esquire
  • Real Simple
  • Amazon
  • Publishers Weekly
  • Book Riot
  • Good Housekeeping
  • Publishers Lunch
  • Audible
  • Library Journal
  • The Washington Post
  • NBCC John Leonard Prize Finalist

One of the most prominent voices of her generation debuts with an extraordinarily powerful memoir: the story of a childhood defined by the looming absence of her incarcerated father.

The heart‑wrenching yet equally witty and wondrous story of how Ford came through the fire and emerged triumphant, as her own unapologetic, Black‑girl self. The New York Times
Written in the most lively and lucid prose . . . . By telling her truth so honestly and authentically, Ford invites us to tell ours, too. The Washington Post
Somebody’s Daughter will leave readers gasping for air. Natachi Onwuamaegbu, Boston Globe
This is a book people will be talking about forever. Glennon Doyle, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Untamed