Your Face in Mine

Your Face in Mine

A Novel

Book - 2014
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"A novel about a grieving man who reconnects with a high-school friend who has undergone racial reassignment surgery and finds their chance encounter has potentially devastating consequences for him"--
Publisher: New York :, Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA),, 2014
ISBN: 9781594488344
Branch Call Number: F ROW NVD
Characteristics: 372 pages ; 24 cm

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SnoIsleLib_RuthG Dec 30, 2016

A mind-blowing read! What if "racial reassignment surgery" was possible? Would a person decide to have the surgery because of identifying with a different "race"? Because of social pressure? To manipulate? To be more successful? To "disappear"? Jess Row discloses his characters' motivation gradually in a plot with twists and turns that reads like part-mystery, part-science-fiction. Fascinating exploration of "race", identity, white guilt, and other themes. I highly recommend.

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marcrrussell
Feb 15, 2015

bonus points for originality, and making me personally reflect on how I wish to be visually represented! A tad longish and the 'resolution' was less realistic than the beginning lead me to hope for. Still, quite a 'fresh' undertaking.

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