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We Cast a Shadow

by Maurice Carlos Ruffin

Hardcover, 324 pages, One World, List Price: $27 |


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In a near-future South where an increasing number of people with dark skin endure cosmetic procedures to pass as white, a father embarks on an obsessive quest to protect his son, who bears a dark, spreading birthmark.