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Rebecca Walker has received numerous awards and accolades for her writing and activism. Her work has appeared in many anthologies and publications; in addition to the international bestseller Black, White, and Jewish, her books include Baby Love: Choosing Motherhood After a Lifetime of Ambivalence, and the anthologies To Be Real: Telling the Truth and Changing the Face of Feminism, which has become a standard text in gender studies courses around the world, and What Makes a Man: 22 Writers Imagine the Future. A popular speaker at universities and in business settings, Walker teaches the art of memoir at workshops and writing conferences internationally. She lives in Hawaii.


"Compelling."-The Washington Post"Stunningly honest."-San Francisco Chronicle"A complex, all-American story."-USA Today"Walker masterfully illuminates differences between black and white America...A heartbreaking tale of self-creation."-People"[Walker] offers painful childhood memories of straddling two vastly different cultures-black bohemia and Jewish suburbia-to fashion a cautionary tale about the power of race in shaping identity...[a] highly readable debut."-Entertainment Weekly"Walker [writes with] elegant, discreet candor...will attract a wealth of well-deserved praise."-Publishers Weekly (starred review)"A beautifully written meditation on the creation of a woman's sense of self."-Jane Lazarre, author of Beyond the Whiteness of Whiteness"Powerful...deeply affecting."-Danzy Senna, author of Caucasia

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