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Passing (Identity)

  • Author:
    Bennett, Brit
    Summary:

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR A WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S Top Ten Books of the Year LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD  LONGLISTED FOR THE ASPEN...

  • Author:
    Erdrich, Louise
    Summary:

    As a priest nears the end of his life, he is asked to prove or disprove the sainthood of a woman he knows well and struggles to guard his own secret identity in the process.

  • Author:
    Johnson, James Weldon
    Summary:

    Originally published anonymously in 1912, The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man revealed as never before the color line dividing America, and the price it exacted on those souls who could traverse the two worlds. The book presents the...

  • Author:
    Shea, Christina
    Summary:

    Smuggled out of Hungary to escape the Nazi menace, five-year-old Eva Farkas now lives with her aunt and uncle in Romania. Renamed Anca Balaj, she's told to forget her Hungarian past and language and accept a new identity. But when...

  • Author:
    Twain, Mark
    Summary:

    When a mulatto slave woman switches her own infant with the look-alike son of a wealthy merchant, it takes Pudd'nhead Wilson, the town eccentric, to put things right again.

  • Author:
    Larsen, Nella
    Summary:

    First published in 1929, Passing is a remarkable exploration of the shifting racial and sexual boundaries in America. Larsen, a premier writer of the Harlem Renaissance, captures the rewards and dangers faced by two negro women who pass...

  • Author:
    Grissom, Kathleen
    Summary:

    «Comment aurais-je pu lui reprocher son incapacité d’aimer la partie de moi que je détestais moi-même?» 1824. À la mort de ses parents adoptifs, James s’évertue à cacher une partie de son histoire aux gens qui l’entourent, dont Caroline...

  • Author:
    Blades, Nicole
    Summary:

    She's blossomed from a wealthy surgeon's beautiful daughter to elegant socialite to being the top fashion stylist in the country. And Nora Mackenzie is only days away from marrying into one of New York's richest, most powerful families...

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