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display_description SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Two women in 1920s New York discover how fluid—and dangerous—our perceptions of race can be in this electrifying classic of the Harlem Renaissance.

Irene Redfield is a woman with an enviable life. She and her husband, Brian, a prominent physician, share a comfortable Harlem town house with their sons. Her work arranging charity balls that gather Harlem's elite creates a sense of purpose and respectability for Irene.
But Irene's hold on this world begins to slip the day she encounters Clare Kendry, a childhood friend with whom she had lost touch. Clare—light-skinned, beautiful, and charming—tells Irene how, after her father's death, she left behind the black neighborhood of her adolescence and began passing for white, hiding her true identity from everyone, including her racist husband. As Clare begins inserting herself into Irene's life, Irene is thrown into a panic, terrified of the consequences of Clare's dangerous behavior. And when Clare witnesses the vibrancy and energy of the community she left behind, her burning desire to come back threatens to shatter her careful deception.
Praise for Passing

"The genius of this book is that its protagonists . . . are complex and fully realized. . . . The work of a highly talented and thoughtful writer."—Richard Bernstein, The New York Times

Features an introduction by Ntozake Shange and a critical foreword and notes by Mae Henderson
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publishDate 1986, 2007
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series American women writers
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subject_facet African American women -- Fiction, African Americans -- Fiction, Bildungsromans, Book club kit, Copenhagen (Denmark) -- Fiction, Danish American women -- Fiction, Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction, Racially mixed people -- Fiction, Young women -- Fiction
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title_full Passing, Passing / Nella Larsen ; edited and with an introduction by Deborah E. McDowell
title_short Passing
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topic_facet African American Fiction, African American women, African Americans, Classic Literature, Danish American women, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Racially mixed people, Young women