Damn Near White : An African American Family's Rise from Slavery to Bittersweet Success (Hardcover)

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This insider''s portrait of an unusual American family grew out of Carolyn Wilkins'' struggles to redefine herself in light of the long-buried secrets she uncovered through her search to discover her family''s story. She grew up defending her racial identity because of her light complexion and wavy hair, yet her grandfather had been America''s first black assistant secretary of labor. Carolyn''s quest unearths her family''s generations-long quest for status and approval.


Publisher Univ of Missouri Pr
Mfg Part# 9780826218995
SKU 215777634
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0826218997
Release Date 10/10/2010
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.75H x 6.25L x 0.75T
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Number of Pages 0186
Publisher University of Missouri Press
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