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Children of Strangers - Saxon, Lyle
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1989, ISBN: 0882893971, Lieferbar binnen 4-6 Wochen Shipping costs:Versandkostenfrei innerhalb der BRD

ID: 9780882893976

Internationaler Buchtitel. In englischer Sprache. Verlag: PELICAN PUB CO, 312 Seiten, L=209mm, B=140mm, H=22mm, Gew.=354gr, Pelican Paperba. [GR: 21110 - TB/Belletristik/Romane/Erzählungen], [SW: - Fiction - Historical], Kartoniert/Broschiert, Klappentext: Children of Strangers is the powerful and moving story of love in a community bound by race and class. Famieis a mulatto girl, a half-breed. Her ancestors were free blacks who rivalled the white planters in wealth and culture. But on a Louisiana plantation in the 1920's, Famie is an outcast, rejected by whites because of her black ancestors, and unwilling to associate with the sharecroppers who are descendants of slaves. An illicit love affair with a white landowner leaves Famie with a son to raise. Her dream is that Joel will someday become accepted into white society. But in her struggle to transcend race and class Famie must sacrifice the last links to her past. The moving story of love in a Cane River community bound by race and class. Famie is a mulatto girl whose ancestors-free blacks-rivaled the white planters in wealth and culture. But on a Louisiana plantation in the 1920s, she is an outcast. An illicit love affair with a white landowner leaves her with a son. She dreams her son will be accepted into white society, but in her struggle to transcend race and class Famie must sacrifice the last links to her past.

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The moving story of love in a Cane River community bound by race and class. Famie is a mulatto girl whose ancestors-free blacks-rivaled the white planters in wealth and culture. But on a Louisiana plantation in the 1920s, she is an outcast. An illicit love affair with a white landowner leaves her with a son. She dreams her son will be accepted into white society, but in her struggle to transcend race and class Famie must sacrifice the last links to her past.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780882893976
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0882893971
Paperback
Publishing year: 1989
Publisher: PELICAN PUB CO
312 Pages
Weight: 0,354 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 0882893971

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0-88289-397-1, 978-0-88289-397-6


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