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From the bestselling author of Caucasia and New People , riveting, unexpected stories about identity under the influence of appearances, attachments, and longing.

Each of these eight remarkable stories by Danzy Senna tightrope-walks tantalizingly, sometimes frighteningly, between defined states: life with and without mates and children, the familiar if constraining reference points provided by race, class, and gender. Tensions arise between a biracial couple when their son is admitted to the private school where they'd applied on a lark. A new mother hosts an old friend, still single, and discovers how each of them pities-and envies- the other. A young woman responds to an adoptee in search of her birth mother, knowing it is not she.
Publisher: New York :, Riverhead Books,, [2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9781594485077
1594485070
Branch Call Number: SS SENN
Characteristics: pages cm

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