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The whiteness of bones. by Susanna Moore

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Published by Pan .
Written in English


Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination277p.
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14993954M
ISBN 100330316079
OCLC/WorldCa59888825

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  Book Overview Looking for her place in the alluring world outside the palm groves of her idyllic home in Hawaii, Mamie Clark visits her aunt in New York. As she makes her way through the treacherousness of a society obsessed with drugs, sex, money, and power, she seeks a reconciliation with her own island truths/5(4). The Whiteness of Bones (Contemporary American Fiction) by Moore, Susanna and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Whiteness of Bones - AbeBooks Skip to main content Passion for books. The Whiteness of Bones by Susanna Moore and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Whiteness of Bones The Whiteness of Bones begins with a slight incident which forces the twelve-year-old protagonist, Mary Wilding “Mamie” Clarke, into the quest which will occupy the next ten.

"[An] illuminating book Beyond the Whiteness of Whiteness offer[s] invaluable insights not just for those working to raise children in biracial families, but for all who would like to understand the notion of whiteness in order to see beyond it and reach for fairness."/5(14). The Whiteness of Bones. Susanna Moore. • 1 Rating; $; Moore’s sharp and witty book captures an unforgettable time and place—the Manhattan of the early 80s— and the powerful feelings engendered there. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Mamie Clarke grows up on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, desperate for the attention of her. Get this from a library! The whiteness of bones. [Susanna Moore] -- On the Hawaiian island of Kauai, Mamie Clarke and her sister live on their family's old plantation. To escape traditions, they move to New York to a society of drugs and power. Whiteness of Bones Susanna Moore, Author Doubleday Books $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author MORE BOOKS YOU'D LIKE. ADVERTISEMENT. MORE FROM PUBLISHERS WEEKLY.