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Bliss Broyard: 'One Drop' and What It Means

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Bliss Broyard: 'One Drop' and What It Means

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Bliss Broyard: 'One Drop' and What It Means

Bliss Broyard: 'One Drop' and What It Means

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A new family memoir from the daughter of famed literary critic Anatole Broyard bears the subtitle My Father's Hidden Life — A Story of Race and Family Secrets. Bliss Broyard, raised as white in Connecticut, was 24 when she learned that her father had concealed his black heritage.

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