Mama's child : a novel (eBook, 2014) []
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Mama's child : a novel

Mama's child : a novel

Author: Joan Steinau Lester
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
A stunning tale about the deeply entrenched conflicts between a white mother and her biracial daughter. Mama's Child is story of an idealistic young white woman who travelled to the American South as a civil rights worker, fell in love with an African American man, and started a family in San Francisco, where the more liberal city embraced them'except when it didn't. They raise a son and daughter, but the tensions  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2012029271
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Steinau Lester
ISBN: 9781451693195 1451693192
OCLC Number: 893121177
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed October 13, 2014).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Dedication; Foreword; Part One: 1978; Chapter 1: Elizabeth; Chapter 2: Ruby; Chapter 3: Elizabeth; Chapter 4: Ruby; Chapter 5: Elizabeth; Chapter 6: Ruby; Chapter 7: Ruby; Chapter 8: Lizzie; Chapter 9: Ruby; Part Two: 1980-2000; Chapter 10: Lizzie; Chapter 11: Ruby; Chapter 12: Liz; Chapter 13: Ruby; Chapter 14: Liz; Part Three: 2005; Chapter 15: Ruby; Chapter 16: Ruby; Chapter 17: Ruby; Acknowledgments; About Joan Steinau Lester; Copyright
Responsibility: Joan Steinau Lester.


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"An astonishing accomplishment. The most passionate, the most honest and brave of books...riveting art." -- Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker "A powerful story brilliantly capturing the Read more...

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