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Author: Bliss Broyard
Publisher: Boston, Mass. ; London : Little, Brown, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
The daughter of the late literary critic Anatole Broyard recounts her father's deathbed revelation about his Creole heritage that was hidden by his own parents, a confession the author investigated during a visit to unknown family members in New Orleans.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Bliss Broyard; Bliss Broyard
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bliss Broyard
ISBN: 9780316163507 0316163503
OCLC Number: 170035142
Awards: Commended for Books for a Better Life (Inspirational Memoir) 2007
Description: pages cm
Contents: Love at last sight --
Infinity of traces --
Avenues of flight.
Responsibility: Bliss Broyard.


A father's stunning secret sparks a life-transforming journey in this very personal story about race and a daughter's relationship with her father.  Read more...


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'Extraordinary....ONE DROP does a great deal to puncture the whole illusion of race' MADISON SMARTT BELL, AUTHOR OF TOUSSAINT LOUVERTURE'Bliss Broyard delivers an emotional blend of family history, Read more...

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