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By George Hutchinson

Born to a Danish seamstress and a black West Indian cook dinner, Nella Larsen lived her existence within the shadows of America's racial divide. Her writings approximately that existence, in brief celebrated in her time, have been misplaced to later generations--only to be rediscovered and hailed via many. In his look for Nella Larsen, George Hutchinson exposes the truths and half-truths surrounding her, in addition to the advanced truth they masks and replicate. His booklet is a cultural biography of the colour line because it used to be lived by way of one one who actually embodied all of its ambiguities and complexities.

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