The Resource Surviving the white gaze : a memoir, Rebecca Carroll, (electronic resource)

Surviving the white gaze : a memoir, Rebecca Carroll, (electronic resource)

Label
Surviving the white gaze : a memoir
Title
Surviving the white gaze
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Carroll
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A stirring and powerful memoir from black cultural critic Rebecca Carroll recounting her painful struggle to overcome a completely white childhood in order to forge her identity as a black woman in America. Rebecca Carroll grew up the only black person in her rural New Hampshire town. Adopted at birth by artistic parents who believed in peace, love, and zero population growth, her early childhood was loving and idyllic--and yet she couldn't articulate the deep sense of isolation she increasingly felt as she grew older. Everything changed when she met her birth mother, a young white woman, who consistently undermined Carroll's sense of her blackness and self-esteem. Carroll's childhood became harrowing, and her memoir explores the tension between the aching desire for her birth mother's acceptance, the loyalty she feels toward her adoptive parents, and the search for her racial identity. As an adult, Carroll forged a path from city to city, struggling along the way with difficult boyfriends, depression, eating disorders, and excessive drinking. Ultimately, through the support of her chosen black family, she was able to heal. Intimate and illuminating, Surviving the White Gaze is a timely examination of racism and racial identity in America today, and an extraordinarily moving portrait of resilience
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carroll, Rebecca
Dewey number
305.48/8960730092
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
HV875.65.N47
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Rebecca Carroll
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Carroll, Rebecca
  • Interracial adoption
  • Adopted children
  • Race awareness in children
  • Racially mixed families
  • African American women authors
  • African Americans
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Label
Surviving the white gaze : a memoir, Rebecca Carroll, (electronic resource)
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=372&titleId=5589539
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Publication
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online resource
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Content category
spoken word
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Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (07 hr., 31 min., 42 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781797119380
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
System control number
(OCoLC)1236023017
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Label
Surviving the white gaze : a memoir, Rebecca Carroll, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=372&titleId=5589539
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • 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
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (07 hr., 31 min., 42 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781797119380
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
8af973bb-8891-4111-82c4-d0c72dccae68
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1236023017
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
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