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Color Blind: A Memoir free pdf Born in London to a Nigerian princess, Precious Williams saw her life change radically in its first months. Her mother, deciding she couldn't raise a child, placed an ad for foster care in "Nursery World." A response soon came from a woman in rural Sussex, and Precious, three months old, was handed off in a basket. Nan, Precious's new foster mother, was sixty years old and white, and prided herself on being "color blind." But she might also have been shortsighted about the difficulties her black daughter would encounter. At her all-white school, Precious was taunted and ostracized, and Nan struggled to understand her daughter's troubles. Precious's birth mother would visit occasionally, providing glimpses of a different world, but eventually turned critical of a daughter who had become "too white." Retreating into her imagination, Precious forged her own identity. She emerged from the disillusionment and self-destructiveness of her teen years with a fierce resolve not to let circumstance, class, or color determine her future. Precious Williams tells her extraordinary story in "Color Blind," brightly, bravely grappling with issues of identity, motherhood, and race.

About Precious Williams

Precious Williams is a journalist based in London. She has written for the "Telegraph," the "Times, Elle, Glamour," and the "New York Post."

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Author : Precious Williams
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Data Published : 03 August 2010
ISBN : 159691338X
EAN : 9781596913387
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 241 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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