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The hate race : a memoir / Maxine Beneba Clarke.

By: Clarke, Maxine Beneba.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Sydney, NSW : Hachette Australia, 2016Copyright date: ©2016Description: x, 259 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780733632280 (paperback).Subject(s): Clarke, Maxine Beneba | Authors, Australian -- Biography | Poets, Australian -- Biography | Australia -- Race relations -- 20th centuryDDC classification: A821.4 Summary: 'Against anything I had ever been told was possible, I was turning white. On the surface of my skin, a miracle was quietly brewing ...' Suburban Australia. Sweltering heat. Three bedroom blonde-brick. Family of five. Beat-up Ford Falcon. Vegemite on toast. Maxine Beneba Clarke's life is just like all the other Aussie kids on her street. Except for this one, glaring, inescapably obvious thing... This is a powerful, funny, and at times devastating memoir about growing up black in white middle-class Australia.
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'Against anything I had ever been told was possible, I was turning white. On the surface of my skin, a miracle was quietly brewing ...' Suburban Australia. Sweltering heat. Three bedroom blonde-brick. Family of five. Beat-up Ford Falcon. Vegemite on toast. Maxine Beneba Clarke's life is just like all the other Aussie kids on her street. Except for this one, glaring, inescapably obvious thing... This is a powerful, funny, and at times devastating memoir about growing up black in white middle-class Australia.

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