Passing

Passing

Book - 2004
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Married 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."
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2004.
Edition: Dover ed.
ISBN: 9780486437132
0486437132
Characteristics: v, 94 p. ; 22 cm.

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advega718
Sep 14, 2015

Definitely an important and complicated novella of the Harlem Renaissance. Psychologically charged and dark.

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lukasevansherman
Dec 13, 2013

An important novel of the Harlem Renaissance. Also see the book and film "Imitation of Life," which explores a similar subject (a light-skinned black character "passing" as white).

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