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A Question of Power
3.76
liked it
This is a very disturbing book. The narrator is suffering from mental illness, and her narration, obviously, conflates "reality" with her hallucinatio ...more
Mar 12, 2009
Mar 10, 2009
 
My Long Trip Home: A Family Memoir
3.63
liked it
Mark Whitaker is former editor of Newsweek. His parents were both college professors. His father, a much-lauded expert on African studies, esp. Nigeri ...more
not set
May 17, 2011
 
Where Did You Sleep Last Night? A Personal History
3.66
it was ok
The author's parents, both writers, but her mother a white woman from Boston and her father an African American man originally from the south, married ...more
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May 05, 2009
 
Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance
3.81
really liked it
I read this book long before Obama was a national figure. I became interested because my kids are first generation Kenyan-American, as is Obama. His i ...more
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Dec 09, 2008
 
When She Was White: The True Story of a Family Divided by Race
3.64
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Mar 10, 2009
 
The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother
4.06
really liked it
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Dec 08, 2008
 
One Drop: My Father's Hidden Life--A Story of Race and Family Secrets
3.60
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Oct 19, 2009
 
Secret Daughter: A Mixed-Race Daughter and the Mother Who Gave Her Away
3.78
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Dec 18, 2009
 
Ace of Spades: A Memoir
3.50
liked it
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Dec 05, 2008