The Gilded Years: A Novel
by Karin Tanabe
Paperback- $10.87

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  "The Gilded Years: A Novel" by Susanmoore (see profile) 04/26/17

This book is about Anita Hemmings, the first African-American to graduate from Vassar College (in 1897). Everyone in our book club found the book interesting and entertaining, primarily because of our proximity to Vassar College. We enjoyed the references to places with which we are well familiar. However, half of us found the book to be shallow in terms of character development and the exploration of the theme. Nevertheless, we had an excellent discussion, which is often the case when everyone does not agree about a book. If you're looking for a thoughtful exploration of what it means to "pass" as a white person, look elsewhere.

 
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