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The Girl Who Fell From the Sky

[a Novel]
Durrow, Heidi W. (Audiobook CD - 2009 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Girl Who Fell From the Sky
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The daughter of a Danish immigrant and a black G.I., Rachel survives a family tragedy only to face new challenges. Sent to live with her strict African-American grandmother in a racially divided northwest city, she must suppress her grief and reinvent herself in a mostly black community. A beauty with light brown skin and blue eyes, she attracts much attention in her new home. The world wants to see her as either black or white, but that's not how she sees herself.
Authors: Durrow, Heidi W., 1969-
Title: The girl who fell from the sky
[a novel]
[sound recording]
Publisher: [Minneapolis, Minn.] : HighBridge, 2009
Edition: Unabridged
Characteristics: 6 sound discs (ca. 7 hr.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: Heidi W. Durrow
Notes: Subtitle from container
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Summary: The daughter of a Danish immigrant and a black G.I., Rachel survives a family tragedy only to face new challenges. Sent to live with her strict African-American grandmother in a racially divided northwest city, she must suppress her grief and reinvent herself in a mostly black community. A beauty with light brown skin and blue eyes, she attracts much attention in her new home. The world wants to see her as either black or white, but that's not how she sees herself.
Additional Contributors: McInerney, Kathleen - Narrator
Bauer, Emily - Narrator
Murray, Karen - Narrator
ISBN: 1598879235
9781598879230
Branch Call Number: CD Fiction DURROW
Performers: Read by Karen Murray, Emily Bauer and Kathleen McInerney.
Subject Headings: Audiobooks Intergenerational relations Fiction Identity (Psychology) Fiction Racially mixed children Fiction
Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Topical Term: Audiobooks
Intergenerational relations
Identity (Psychology)
Racially mixed children
Publisher No: 797923 Highbridge
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Rachel, the daughter of a Danish mother and a black G.I., becomes the sole survivor of a family tragedy. Growing up in the 1980s, she confronts her identity as a biracial young woman in a world that wants to see her as either black or white.


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