The Resource Black, white, other, Joan Steinau Lester, (electronic resource)

Black, white, other, Joan Steinau Lester, (electronic resource)

Label
Black, white, other
Title
Black, white, other
Statement of responsibility
Joan Steinau Lester
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Joan Steinau Lester's newest book looks that the emotional and social experience of Nina, a teen girl living in LA who feels caught between two worlds - the "white" world of her mother and the "black" world of her father. This nowhere land of race becomes harder to navigate when the support system her parents offered is shattered by their divorce. Now with racial tensions rising in her school and community, her white friends seeing her as too ghetto and her black friends labeling her too white, and her father pressuring her to take up her black heritage, Nina feels lost and abandoned. Even Nina's faith seems to fail her - how can she cling to God and the songs of the church when God's image in her seems twisted? When Nina discovers a book her father is writing about Sarah, her great-great grandmother who escaped from slavery on the Underground Railroad, Nina finds someone who can understand her feelings of being trapped in an upside-down world. But will those stories be enough to guide Nina through the pressures she now faces?
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lester, Joan Steinau
Dewey number
  • 813/.6
  • [Fic]
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Bahni Turpin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Turpin, Bahni
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Race relations
  • Identity (Philosophical concept)
  • Racially mixed people
  • Divorce
  • Families
  • Great-grandmothers
  • Fugitive slaves
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Black, white, other, Joan Steinau Lester, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11617283
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11617283
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 27 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11617283
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Black, white, other, Joan Steinau Lester, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11617283
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11617283
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 27 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11617283
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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