I'm Down

A Memoir
CD - unabridged
Audio (7 discs)
Product Number: DD18507
Released: Jul 16, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781400112784
Narrator/s: Mishna Wolff
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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Mishna Wolff grew up in a poor black neighborhood with her single father, a white man who truly believed he was black. "He strutted around with a short perm, a Cosby-esque sweater, gold chains and a Kangol-telling jokes like Redd Fox, and giving advice like Jesse Jackson. You couldn't tell my father he was white. Believe me, I tried," writes Wolff. And so from early childhood on, her father began his crusade to make his white daughter down. Unfortunately, Mishna didn't quite fit in with the neighborhood kids: she couldn't dance, she couldn't sing, she couldn't double dutch, and she was the worst player on her all-black basketball team. She was shy, uncool, and painfully white. And yet when she was suddenly sent to a rich white school, she found she was too "black" to fit in with her white classmates. I'm Down is a hip, hysterical, and at the same time beautiful memoir that will have you howling with laughter, recommending it to friends and questioning what it means to be black and white in America.


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I'm Down
Product Number: BX00039442
Product Number:Z100088047
Product Number:DD18507

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Author(s): Mishna Wolff
Narrator(s): Mishna Wolff
Product Number Z100088047
Released: Feb 02, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781400192786
Author(s): Mishna Wolff
Product Number EB00099056
Released: Oct 28, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
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