This narrator and author tells the story of her childhood and coming of age in Black, White, and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self.
This mother of the narrator exists on the periphery of the whole book and travels extensively, leaving her daughter home alone for whole weekends from early in adolescence.
This is the father of the narrator who is white and whose work for civil rights invites some interesting characters into the household.
This was the narrator's boyfriend in San Fransisco and her longest serious relationship.
This grandparent of the narrator refused to accept her son's interracial marriage.
This relative of the narrator and his family seem to enjoy an easy closeness that stands in stark contrast to the narrator's turbulent home life.
This is the stepmother of the narrator who guides her through...
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