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Black White & Jewish - Rebecca Walker
Black White & Jewish
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The Civil Rights movement brought author Alice Walker and lawyer Mel Leventhal together, and in 1969 their daughter, Rebecca, was born. Some saw this unusual copper-colored girl as an outrage or an oddity; others viewed her as a symbol of harmony, a triumph of love over hate. But after her... show more
The Civil Rights movement brought author Alice Walker and lawyer Mel Leventhal together, and in 1969 their daughter, Rebecca, was born. Some saw this unusual copper-colored girl as an outrage or an oddity; others viewed her as a symbol of harmony, a triumph of love over hate. But after her parents divorced, leaving her a lonely only child ferrying between two worlds that only seemed to grow further apart, Rebecca was no longer sure what she represented. In this book, Rebecca Leventhal Walker attempts to define herself as a soul instead of a symbol&#151and offers a new look at the challenge of personal identity, in a story at once strikingly unique and truly universal.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781573229074 (1573229075)
ASIN: 1573229075
Publisher: Riverhead Trade
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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Feminism in Cold Storage
Feminism in Cold Storage rated it
5.0 Black White Jewish
Never before has a book so completely spoken to my heart. I originally found this last year when I was looking around for around for women's memoirs to be put into my Diverse Books Tag focused on that genre (a book with a biracial protagonist). I recommended it to my library but got quickly absorbed...
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it
3.0
An interesting look at identity, but ew at the Jewish American Princess part (abbreviated as j**).
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