PassingeBook - 2003
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From Library Staff
First published in 1929, the novel explores the interrelated issues of race and class during the cultural upheavals of the 1920s. Also available in ebook and downloadable audiobook formats.
An upper middle-class woman reconnects with a lighter-skinned friend who has left the black community to pass as white. (122 pages)
SeattleNonficLibrarians Sep 06, 2016
Like Hansberry, Harlem Renaissance author Nella Larsen detailed the psychological toll of racism on African American characters in her work. In PASSING, a nuanced exploration of racial politics and the risk of defiance, an upper middle-class woman reconnects with a lighter-skinned friend who has ... Read More »