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6 edition of Caucasia found in the catalog.

Caucasia

by Danzy Senna

  • 189 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    Number of Pages413
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9807227M
    ISBN 100613146182
    ISBN 109780613146180

    A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy. Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. Caucasia. [Danzy Senna] -- A novel on children of mixed marriages. The protagonists are two sisters in Boston, daughters of a black professor and a white woman.

    On its surface, Caucasia tells the story of a young girl struggling to survive a difficult mother, distant father, and legal trouble. Throughout the story, however, deeper themes emerge on race, gender, and the search for an elusive utopia. This book is beautifully written and performed. Literary Lens: Psychoanalysis Caucasia by Danzy Senna "I wondered, as I passed the clear abandoned lake abandoning parts of myself that I no longer wanted, in search of some part that had escaped me." () Psychoanalysis Id (Desires): Birdies yearns to conform to a local.

      From Caucasia, With Love Danzy Senna pp, Bloomsbury, £ Buy it at BOL. Light-skinned African-Americans "passing" for white have long served in Author: Guardian Staff. Danzy Senna's first novel, Caucasia, was the winner of the Book-of-the-Month Club's Stephen Crane Award for First Fiction and an American Library Association Alex was a finalist for an International IMPAC Dublin Award, and was a Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year. Her short fiction and essays have been widely anthologized/5(48).


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Caucasia is Danzy Senna’s first novel, which was published in It was a national bestseller and won the Stephen Crane Award for Best New Fiction and the American Library Association’s Alex Award. The book describes the personal story of Birdie Lee, a young girl. Caucasia conveys deep Caucasia book insight through a compelling child narrator (Birdie) and beautifully rich prose.

This much-acclaimed debut novel won Danzy Senna the Book of the Month Club's Stephen Crane Award for First Fiction, finalist status in the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award competition, and a place on the Los Angeles Times 's "Best Book of the Year" list.3/5(2).

Danzy Senna’s debut coming-of-age novel Caucasia () takes place in Boston, Massachusetts during the tumultuous Black Power Movement of the s.

It is the story of two mixed-race sisters, Birdie and Cole Lee, who have an African-American father and a white mother. Caucasia by Danzy Senna, is an intriguing novel of girl who explores race through performing as both white and black.

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From Caucasia With Love. Caucasia is a compelling and nuanced coming-of-age story about race, identity and family amid the backdrop of ss America. Birdie is a strong protagonist /5(). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Caucasia by Danzy Senna,Riverhead Books edition, in English Caucasia ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: FreeBookNotes found 7 sites with book summaries or analysis of Caucasia.

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About the Book Caucasia. by Danzy Senna. Birdie and Cole are the daughters of a black father and a white mother, intellectuals and activists in the Civil Rights Movement in s Boston. The sisters are so close that they have created a private language, yet to the outside world they can't be sisters: Birdie appears to be white, while Cole is.

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It was a finalist for an 5/5(1). Caucasia by Danzy Senna - Chapter 1 summary and analysis. This Study Guide consists of approximately 37 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Caucasia.

Danzy Senna's first novel, Caucasia, was the winner of the Book-of-the-Month Club's Stephen Crane Award for First Fiction and an American Library Association Alex was a finalist for an International IMPAC Dublin Award, and was a Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year.

Her short fiction and essays have been widely anthologized/5(10). Caucasia by Danzy Senna, is an intriguing novel of girl who explores race through performing as both white and black.

Birdie Lee, also known as Jesse as the story goes on, is the protagonist in the novel. Over time and experience she continues to struggles with finding a common ground between her. The extraordinary national bestseller that launched Danzy Senna's literary career, Caucasia is a modern classic, at once a powerful coming of age story and a groundbreaking work on identity and race in .I finished the book Caucasia by Danzy Senna which tells the story of Birdy being constantly tugged on by her paranoid mother and the genre is the coming of age.

The story consists of Birdy’s growth from breaking away from her protective mother.5/5.Caucasia was chosen by my book club, and I must say that it is probably the most profound book I've read on being biracial and growing up in race conscious America.

As someone who lived in Boston, MA for many years, I was fascinated by Senna's analysis of the race issue in a city that is still extremely racial and extremely segregated.5/5(5).