What's the Name of That Book??? discussion

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UNSOLVED: One specific book > 1950s/60s novel about the American South about two girls (different races) growing up as sisters

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message 1: by lotte_literate (new)

lotte_literate (lotte_liest_chen) | 5 comments Must be a classic of fiction about the American South, about two girls of the same fatehr - one white the other the child of a household slave - growing up as sisters. Conflict/Racial Awareness set in when girls grow up.


message 2: by Rainbowheart (new)

Rainbowheart | 19177 comments When did you read it?

Kinda sounds like Queen, but that's not as old as the '50s or '60s.


message 3: by lotte_literate (new)

lotte_literate (lotte_liest_chen) | 5 comments my mom read it. must have been the 1980s or earlier...


message 4: by Lobstergirl, au gratin (new)

Lobstergirl | 39320 comments Mod
It's set in the antebellum era?


message 5: by lotte_literate (new)

lotte_literate (lotte_liest_chen) | 5 comments possibly, yes


message 6: by Tired Walnut (new)

Tired Walnut | 2 comments The Vanishing Half?


message 7: by Rainbowheart (new)

Rainbowheart | 19177 comments The Vanishing Half was just published last year, so that can't be the one.

OP's mom read her book in the '80s.


message 8: by Paige (last edited Mar 31, 2021 04:18PM) (new)

Paige | 690 comments It's a classic and involves one sister passing and the other unable to:
Passing


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