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We wear the mask : 15 true stories of passing in America

Author: Brando Skyhorse; Lisa Frazier Page
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Beacon Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"For some, "passing" means opportunity, access, or safety. Others don't willfully pass but are "passed" in specific situations by someone else. We Wear the Mask, edited by authors Brando Skyhorse and Lisa Page, is an illuminating and timely anthology of original essays that examines the complex reality of passing in America."--
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
essays
Essays
Personal narratives
Essais
Récits personnels
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
We wear the mask.
Boston : Beacon Press, 2017
(DLC) 2017014930
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brando Skyhorse; Lisa Frazier Page
ISBN: 9780807078983 0807078980
OCLC Number: 966873361
Description: xii, 204 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Editors' note --
College application essay #2 / Brando Skyhorse --
Secret lives / Achy Obejas --
The inscrutable Alexander Fitten / Marc Fitten --
Letter to the lady who mistook me for the help at the National Book Awards--
or some meditations on style / Patrick Rosal --
Passing / Teresa Wiltz --
Which lie did I tell? / Trey Ellis --
Negroland / Margo Jefferson --
Slipping into darkness / Lisa Page --
Among the heterosexuals / M.G. Lord --
On historical passing and erasure / Dolen Perkins-Valdez --
Stepping on a star / Gabrielle Bellot --
Class acts : ways to be something you're not / Clarence Page --
Jewess in wool clothing / Susan Golomb --
Passing ambition / Sergio Troncoso --
Terror and passing / Rafia Zakaria --
Notes on contributors --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: edited by Brando Skyhorse and Lisa Page.

Abstract:

"For some, "passing" means opportunity, access, or safety. Others don't willfully pass but are "passed" in specific situations by someone else. We Wear the Mask, edited by authors Brando Skyhorse and Lisa Page, is an illuminating and timely anthology of original essays that examines the complex reality of passing in America."--

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