The Resource Motherhood so white : a memoir of race, gender, and parenting in America, Nefertiti Austin, (electronic resource)

Motherhood so white : a memoir of race, gender, and parenting in America, Nefertiti Austin, (electronic resource)

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Motherhood so white : a memoir of race, gender, and parenting in America
Title
Motherhood so white
Title remainder
a memoir of race, gender, and parenting in America
Statement of responsibility
Nefertiti Austin
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Language
eng
Summary
In America, Mother = White. That's what Nefertiti, a single African American woman, discovered when she decided she wanted to adopt a black baby boy out of the foster care system. Eager to finally join the motherhood ranks, Nefertiti was shocked when people started asking her why she wanted to adopt a "crack baby" or said that she would never be able to raise a black son on her own. She realized that American society saw motherhood through a white lens, and that there would be no easy understanding or acceptance of the kind of family she hoped to build. Motherhood So White is the story of Nefertiti's fight to create the family she always knew she was meant to have and the story of motherhood that all American families need now. In this unflinching account of her parenting journey, Nefertiti examines the history of adoption in the African American community, faces off against stereotypes of single, black motherhood, and confronts the reality of raising children of color in racially charged, modern-day America. Honest, vulnerable, and uplifting, Motherhood So White reveals what Nefertiti knew all along-that the only requirement for a successful family is one raised with love
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technical information on music
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Midwest
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Austin, Nefertiti
Dewey number
305.4889
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not applicable
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other
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Narrated by Allyson Johnson
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  • Johnson, Allyson
  • hoopla digital
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  • Austin, Nefertiti
  • African American mothers
  • Adoptive parents
  • African American families
  • African American women
  • Mother and child
  • Parenting
  • Single mothers
  • Adoption
  • Motherhood
  • Racism
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adult
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Motherhood so white : a memoir of race, gender, and parenting in America, Nefertiti Austin, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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online resource
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spoken word
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rdacontent
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (6:hr., 5: min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781684574100
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital.
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12353481
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MWT12353481
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Label
Motherhood so white : a memoir of race, gender, and parenting in America, Nefertiti Austin, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6:hr., 5: min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781684574100
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12353481
Publisher number
MWT12353481
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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