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Author Mehra, Nishta, author.

Title Brown, white, black : an American family at the intersection of race, gender, sexuality, and religion / Nishta Mehra.

Publication Info. New York : Picador, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Mehra,N MEH    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 211 pages ; 22 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents All-American ethnic girl -- Black is the color of my true love's hair -- Working the trap -- Voluntarily bald -- Wrestling with ghosts -- Cult of motherhood -- The sin of our security -- Raising Shiv -- Making space -- Pretending to be white -- (Not) passing -- This is what a family looks like.
Summary Essays describe how the author's experiences as an Indian American, the wife of a white Christian woman, and the mother of an adopted black son have been challenged by rigid cultural family norms.
Subject Mehra, Nishta.
Lesbian mothers -- United States -- Biography.
Racially mixed families -- United States -- Biography.
Interfaith families -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Race relations.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Added Title Essays. Selections
ISBN 9781250133557 (hardcover)
1250133556 (hardcover)

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