By Nella Larsen
(Dover Publications, Paperback, 9780486437132, 94pp.)
Publication Date: October 2004
Writer Heidi Durrow says she has read Nella Larsen's Passing more than a dozen times. The 1929 novel tells the story of two light-skinned, African-American women — childhood friends who are reconnected after leading drastically different lives. Durrow says Larsen demands that her readers transcend society's assigned labels. More at NPR.org
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