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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District. (Show)

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Summary:

"The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, it's everything: their families, their communities, their racial identities. Ten years later, one sister lives with her black daughter in the same southern town she once tried to escape. The other secretly passes for white, and her white husband knows nothing of her past. Still, even separated by so many miles and just as many lies, the fates of the twins remain intertwined. What will happen to the next generation, when their own daughters' storylines intersect? Weaving together multiple strands and generations of this family, from the Deep South to California, from the 1950s to the 1990s, Brit Bennett produces a story that is at once a riveting, emotional family story and a brilliant exploration of the American history of passing."--Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library LP FIC BENNETT (Text) 33892100691782 Adult New Books Book None 06/08/2021 Available -
Baker County Library BENNETT (Brit) (Text) 37814003322949 LARGE PRINT - FICTION Book None 11/05/2020 Checked out 12/17/2021
Hermiston Public Library LP BENN (Text) 37838000600205 Large Print Book Branch_Only_3months 12/02/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593286104
  • ISBN: 0593286103
  • Physical Description: 462 pages ; 24cm
  • Edition: First large print edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Random House Large Print, [2020]

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Summary, etc.:
"The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, it's everything: their families, their communities, their racial identities. Ten years later, one sister lives with her black daughter in the same southern town she once tried to escape. The other secretly passes for white, and her white husband knows nothing of her past. Still, even separated by so many miles and just as many lies, the fates of the twins remain intertwined. What will happen to the next generation, when their own daughters' storylines intersect? Weaving together multiple strands and generations of this family, from the Deep South to California, from the 1950s to the 1990s, Brit Bennett produces a story that is at once a riveting, emotional family story and a brilliant exploration of the American history of passing."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Twins > Fiction.
Sisters > Fiction.
African American women > Fiction.
Identity (Philosophical concept) > Fiction.
United States > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Large type books.
Historical fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
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