I'm down : a memoir /

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by Wolff, Mishna.
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Published by : St. Martin's Griffin, (New York :) Physical details: viii, 273 p. : ill. ports. ; 22 cm. Subject(s): Wolff, Mishna --Childhood and youth. | Wolff, Mishna --Family. | African American neighborhoods --Washington (State) | Comedians --United States --Biography. | Models (Persons) --United States --Biography. Year : 2010 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Bluefield High School 792.7 WOL Available

Relates the author's childhood growing up in a poor black neighborhood with a single father who truly believed he was black. Despite her father's best efforts, she didn't fit in with the neighborhood kids, but when suddenly sent to a rich white school, she was too "black" to fit in with her new classmates.