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Rebecca Walker

Nonfiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20020213

Rebecca Walker, a child of the Civil Rights Movement,  talks about her book Black, White & Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self. The poetic memoir details her young life, torn by divorce, race, and religion between the very different worlds of her affluent lawyer father in New York and of her famous mother, the writer, Alice Walker, in San Francisco.  Find out how this woman, named by Time magazine as one of the 50 future leaders of America under 40, has dealt with issues of race and categorization in our society.

| Subject Matter: Civil Rights, Race, Identity | Interview Year: 2002 | Genre: Nonfiction |

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