The Vanishing HalfBook - 2020
From Library Staff
Twins Stella and Desiree Vignes have drastically different experiences in the world when Stella decides to pass as white.
Adult Fiction. "Is identity something we're born with, or something we choose? This is the overarching theme of Bennett's follow-up to The Mothers. Desiree and Stella are twins born in Mallard, LA, a tiny town populated by light-skinned African Americans. The twins run away to New Orleans as... Read More »
Seattle_Quick_Picks Oct 23, 2020
(FICTION) The talented Bennett fuels her fiction with secrets—first in her lauded debut, The Mothers (2016), and now in the assured and magnetic story of the Vignes sisters, light-skinned women parked on opposite sides of the color line.--Kirkus