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"Sil Lai Abrams always knew she was different, with darker skin and curlier hair than her siblings. But when the man who she thought was her dad told her the truth--that her father was actually black--her whole world was turned upside down. Raised primarily in the Caucasian community of Winter Park, Florida, Abrams was forced to re-examine who she really was and struggle with her Caucasian, African American, and Chinese identities. In her remarkable memoir, she shares this journey and how it speaks to a larger question: Why does race matter?" --Provided by publisher.
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Baker County Library 305.800973 .A161b 2016 (Text) 37814003255966 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 06/09/2021 Reshelving -

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  • ISBN: 1451688466
  • ISBN: 9781451688467
  • Physical Description: xiii, 350 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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  • Edition: First Karen Hunter Publishing/Gallery Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Karen Hunter Publishing/Gallery Books, 2016.

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Summary, etc.: "Sil Lai Abrams always knew she was different, with darker skin and curlier hair than her siblings. But when the man who she thought was her dad told her the truth--that her father was actually black--her whole world was turned upside down. Raised primarily in the Caucasian community of Winter Park, Florida, Abrams was forced to re-examine who she really was and struggle with her Caucasian, African American, and Chinese identities. In her remarkable memoir, she shares this journey and how it speaks to a larger question: Why does race matter?" --Provided by publisher.
Subject: United States Race relations
Winter Park (Fla.) Biography
Self-acceptance United States
Ethnicity United States
Passing (Identity) United States
Racially mixed people Race identity United States
Racially mixed people United States Biography
Abrams, Sil Lai
Genre: Autobiographies.
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