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Notes of a White Black Woman

Race Color Community

by Judy Scales-Trent

  • 81 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Pennsylvania State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnography,
  • Multicultural studies,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Social issues,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Sociology,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • General,
  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • Women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9310024M
    ISBN 100271021241
    ISBN 109780271021249
    OCLC/WorldCa31608055

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A young painter from London, Walter Hartright, secures a position as an art teacher at Limmeridge House in Cumberland, which belongs to Frederick a hot summer night prior to his departure, Walter meets a very strange woman on the empty street, who is dressed in a completely white dress.

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