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English - 116 pages - ISBN-10: 0486437132 - ISBN-13: 9780486437132

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"Absolutely absorbing, fascinating, and indispensable." — Alice Walker "A work so fine, sensitive, and distinguished that it rises above race categories and becomes that rare object, a good novel." — The Saturday Review of LiteratureMarried to a successful physician and prominently ensconced in Harlem's vibrant society of the 1920s, Irene Redfield leads a charmed existence-until she is shaken out of it by a chance encounter with a childhood friend who has been "passing for white." An important figure in the Harlem Renaissance, Nella Larsen was the first African-American woman to be awarded a Guggenheim fellowship. Her fictional portraits of women seeking their identities through a fog of racial confusion were informed by her own Danish-West Indian parentage, and Passing offers fascinating psychological insights into issues of race and gender.

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Michael Johnson

OMG I love this book there is really no words to describe the way I feel about this book

Craig Simpson

Exciting to read and hard to put down

Demotte Ivan

Enjoyed the whole book can't wait to read the whole series.

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