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.”
"Brilliant...a finely nuanced story that explores the matter of race through the eyes and heart of another white black girl."
“A stunning debut…that escapes the confines of race, all the while digging to its complex core.”
- The Boston Globe