Passing

Passing

Book - 2003
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Two light-skinned African American women try to pass for white to escape racism, and Clare Kendry cuts her ties to the past and to Irene Redfield, ignoring the fact that that racism exists. -- Novelist.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2003
ISBN: 9780142437278
0142437271
Branch Call Number: FICTION LARSEN 2003
Characteristics: xxxv, 122 pages ; 20 cm

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advega718
Sep 14, 2015

Definitely an important and complicated novella of the Harlem Renaissance. Psychologically charged and dark.

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lukasevansherman
Dec 13, 2013

An important novel of the Harlem Renaissance. Also see the book and film "Imitation of Life," which explores a similar subject (a light-skinned black character "passing" as white).

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