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This debut novel tells the story of Rachel the daughter of a Danish mother and a black GI who becomes the sole survivor of a family tragedy With her strict African American grandmother as her new guardian Rachel moves to a mostly black community where her light brown skin blue eyes and beauty bring mixed attention her way Growing up in the 1980s she learns to swallow her overwhelming grief and confronts her identity as a biracial young woman in a world that wants to see her as either black or white In the tradition of Jamaica Kincaid's Annie John and Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye here is a portrait of a young girl and society's ideas of race class and beauty

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