Sleepaway School: Stories from a Boy's Life; A Memoir

Sleepaway School: Stories from a Boy's Life; A Memoir

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Like his brother before him, Stringer was surrendered to foster care, shortly after birth, by his unwed and underemployed mother—a common practice for unmarried women in mid-century America. Less common was that she returned six years later to reclaim her children. Rather than leading to a happy ending, though, this is where Stringer's story begins. The clash of being poor and black in an affluent, largely white New York suburb begins to foment pain and rage which… (more)

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Publisher: Seven Stories Press (January 04, 2011)

Format: EPUB

File size: 235 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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