Black, White and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self

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Paw Prints, Feb 13, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 322 pages
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In a memoir about the power of race to shape one's personal identity, the daughter of a Jewish father and African-American mother recalls her confusing but ultimately rewarding life lived between two conflicting ethnic identities. Reprint.

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BLACK, WHITE, AND JEWISH: Autobiography of a Shifting Self

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The daughter of novelist Alice Walker delivers a stunning memoir about the confusion, uncertainty, and anger she felt straddling her mother's African-American culture and her father's Jewish one.In ... Read full review

Black, white, and Jewish: autobiography of a shifting self

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Walker's parents, Mel Leventhal, a Jewish lawyer from New York, and the acclaimed African American writer Alice Walker, met in the 1960s during the Civil Rights movement. When the movement came undone ... Read full review

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