Passing (Hardcover)

Audienta:
General
Limba:
Engleza
Nr. de pagini:
176
Dimensiuni:
11,8 x 16,8 x 1,8 cm
Publicat in:
25.08.2022
ISBN:
9780241573747
59,00 Lei
Disponibil cu livrare intre 09 Oct - 21 Oct
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Clare Kendry, elegant, fair-skinned and ambitious, is married to a white man who is unaware of her African-American heritage. When she reunites with childhood friend Irene, who has not hidden her origins, both women are forced to confront the secret fears they have buried within themselves. A taut exploration of race and gender, Passing is one of the Harlem Renaissance's greatest works.

'A tragic story rooted in inescapable facts of American life' The New York Times