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Title Half and half : writers on growing up biracial and bicultural / edited and with an introduction by Claudine C. O'Hearn
Edition First edition
Published New York : Pantheon Books, [1998]


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Description xiv, 272 pages ; 21 cm
Contents Introduction / Claudine Chiawei O'Hearn -- Lost in Place / Garrett Hongo -- The Mulatto Millennium / Danzy Senna -- The Double Helix / Roxane Farmanfarmaian -- California Palms / le thi diem thuy -- Moro Like Me / Francisco Goldman -- The Road From Ballygunge / Bharati Mukherjee -- Reflections on my Daughter / David Mura -- Life as an Alien / Meri Nana-Ama Danquah -- Lost in the Middle / Malcolm Gladwell -- The Funeral Banquet / Lisa See -- A White Woman of Color / Julia Alvarez -- A Middle Passage / Philippe Wamba -- Food and the Immigrant / Indira Ganesan -- What Color is Jesus? / James McBride -- Postcards from "Home" / Lori Tsang -- From Here to Poland / Nina Mehta -- Technicolor / Ruben Martinez -- An Ethnic Trump / Gish Jen
Summary How do you measure someone's race or culture? Half this, quarter that, born here, raised there. What name do you give that? These eighteen essays, joined by a shared sense of duality, address both the difficulties of not fitting into and the benefits of being part of two worlds
Subject Multiculturalism -- United States.
Racially mixed children -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Racially mixed people -- United States.
Author O'Hearn, Claudine C.
LC no. 97049597
ISBN 0375400311 (hardcover)
0375700110 (paperback)