The Invisible Line: Three American Families and the Secret Journey from Black to White

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Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 15:38
Winner Rank: 
SLCT
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Social Sciences
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Invisible Line
Winner Description: 
By Daniel J. Sharfstein. Publisher: Penguin
Winner Blurb: 

Legal scholar Sharfstein demonstrates the fluidity and arbitrariness of racial classification as he chronicles the lives of three African American families who passed themselves off as white during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

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The Invisible Line: Three American Families and the Secret Journey from Black to White
ISBN of the winning item: 
9781594202827
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Book
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Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 15:38
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Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 15:38
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