Caucasia

(Riverhead)

A powerful coming-of-age novel that follows Birdie Lee, a biracial child of the Civil Rights Movement, as she travels through America on the heels of a radical white mother and in search of the black father and sister who left her behind.

“Lucid and magnificent.”

- James McBride, The Color of Water

“Haunting and intelligent.”

- The New York Times

“Senna’s powerful first novel will cling to your memory…[She] tells this coming-of-age story with impressive beauty and power.”

- Newsweek

"Brilliant...a finely nuanced story that explores the matter of race through the eyes and heart of another white black girl."

- Ms.

“A stunning debut…that escapes the confines of race, all the while digging to its complex core.”

- The Boston Globe