Brown white black

an American family at the intersection of race gender sexuality and religion
Nishta J Mehra
Book - 2019

Essays describe how the author's experiences as an Indian American, the wife of a white Christian woman, and the mother of an adopted black son have been challenged by rigid cultural family norms.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Mehra, Nishta (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Picador, 2019.
Edition:First edition.
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