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Mama's Child A Novel

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ISBN-10: 1451693184

ISBN-13: 9781451693188

Edition: 2013

Authors: Joan Steinau Lester

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A stunning tale about the deeply entrenched conflicts between a white mother and her biracial daughter.“The tenderness and truth of your book moved my heart,” wrote Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker to Joan Steinau Lester about Lester’s young adult novelBlack, White, and Other. In that moving tale, Lester tackled the issues of biracial identity for younger readers. Now, inMama’s Child, she offers a poignant take on those challenges for an adult audience.Mama’s Childfollows the life story of an idealistic young white woman who travels to the American South as a civil rights worker. Caught in the fray of racial injustice, she falls in love with the man who will become her husband—but…    
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Book details

List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Atria Books
Publication date: 5/7/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

Joan Steinau Lester, Ed.D., is an award-winning journalist and author of four critically acclaimed books. Her writing has appeared in many newspapers and magazines, including Essence, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and Cosmopolitan. She lives in Northern California.