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The girl who fell from the sky : a novel / by Heidi W. Durrow.

By: Durrow, Heidi W, 1969-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2010Edition: 1st ed.Description: 264 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 1565126807; 9781565126800.Subject(s): Racially mixed children -- Fiction | Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction | Intergenerational relations -- FictionGenre/Form: Bildungsromans.DDC classification: 813/.6 Online resources: Publisher description Awards: Bellwether Prize for Fiction, 2008.Subject: After a family tragedy orphans her, Rachel, the daughter of a Danish mother and a black G.I., moves into her grandmother's mostly black community in the 1980s, where she must swallow her grief and confront her identity as a biracial woman in a world that wants to see her as either black or white.
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After a family tragedy orphans her, Rachel, the daughter of a Danish mother and a black G.I., moves into her grandmother's mostly black community in the 1980s, where she must swallow her grief and confront her identity as a biracial woman in a world that wants to see her as either black or white.

Bellwether Prize for Fiction, 2008.

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