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Black White and Jewish

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Black White and Jewish by Rebecca Walker
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Jan 08, 2002 | ISBN 9781573229074

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“Compelling.”—The Washington Post

“Stunningly honest.”—San Francisco Chronicle

“A complex, all-American story.”—USA Today

“Walker masterfully illuminates differences between black and white America…A heartbreaking tale of self-creation.”—People

“[Walker] offers painful childhood memories of straddling two vastly different cultures—black bohemia and Jewish suburbia—to fashion a cautionary tale about the power of race in shaping identity…[a] highly readable debut.”—Entertainment Weekly

“Walker [writes with] elegant, discreet candor…will attract a wealth of well-deserved praise.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“A beautifully written meditation on the creation of a woman’s sense of self.”—Jane Lazarre, author of Beyond the Whiteness of Whiteness

“Powerful…deeply affecting.”—Danzy Senna, author of Caucasia


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