Bird of Paradise

Bird of Paradise

How I Became Latina

Book - 2013 | 1st Atria Books hardcover ed.
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An award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker chronicles her personal year-long journey to discover the truth about her ancestry through DNA testing, sharing her findings as well as her insights into controversies surrounding modern Latino identity.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, c2013.
Edition: 1st Atria Books hardcover ed.
ISBN: 9781451635867
Branch Call Number: 305.4886 CEPEDA
Characteristics: 315 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.


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In 2009 Raquel Cepeda embarked on an exploration of her genealogy using ancestral DNA testing to learn more about her broken family and the tapestry of races that came together in an ambiguous mix in her features. In vibrant, lyrical prose Cepeda parses concepts of race, identity and ancestral... Read More »

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