Passing

by Nella Larsen
Passing
  • ISBN-13: 9781632062024
  • Author(s): Nella Larsen
  • Illustrated by: Maggie Lily
  • Subject: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
  • Publisher: Simon And Schuster Group USA
  • Imprint: Restless Books
  • Publication Date: 23-10-2018
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£14.99
When childhood friends Clare Kendry and Irene Redfield come across each other at a white-only restaurant, Irene learns her estranged friend has severed all ties to their African American community and is now married to a bigoted white man unaware of her heritage. Swinging between allure and repulsion, their revived relationship becomes a stage upon which questions of identity, sexuality, belonging, and self-invention play out.
About the book

When childhood friends Clare Kendry and Irene Redfield come across each other at a white-only restaurant, Irene learns her estranged friend has severed all ties to their African American community and is now married to a bigoted white man unaware of her heritage. Swinging between allure and repulsion, their revived relationship becomes a stage upon which questions of identity, sexuality, belonging, and self-invention play out.