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 Portland, Oregon, she must suppress her grief and reinvent herself in a mostly black community. The wo... Read More »
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.