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Black girl/white girl : a novel /

by Oates, Joyce Carol.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Ecco, �2006Edition: 1st ed.Description: 272 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0061125644; 9780061125645; ; 9780007241330; 000724133X.Subject(s): Race relations -- Fiction | African American women -- Pennsylvania -- Fiction | Women college students -- Fiction | African American women | Race relations | Women college students | Pennsylvania | Historical fiction | Fiction | Historical fiction | FictionSummary: Remembering Minette Swift, the talented, assertive, 19-year-old African-American girl enrolled as a scholarship student in an exclusive, mostly white liberal arts college near Philadelphia who died under mysterious circumstances fifteen years earlier, Genna, her former roommate, begins an unofficial inquiry into her death. As she reconstructs their tumultuous freshman year at the college in race-torn 1960s Philadelphia, Genna is led also to reconstruct her life as the daughter of a famous "radical-hippie-lawyer" of the 1960s.
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Remembering Minette Swift, the talented, assertive, 19-year-old African-American girl enrolled as a scholarship student in an exclusive, mostly white liberal arts college near Philadelphia who died under mysterious circumstances fifteen years earlier, Genna, her former roommate, begins an unofficial inquiry into her death. As she reconstructs their tumultuous freshman year at the college in race-torn 1960s Philadelphia, Genna is led also to reconstruct her life as the daughter of a famous "radical-hippie-lawyer" of the 1960s.

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Black girl/white girl : by Oates, Joyce Carol, ©2006

Ecco, (New York :) 272 pages ; 24 cm

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