Crucet, Jennine Capó

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My Time Among the Whites: Notes from an Unfinished Education

Crucet’s well-written essays are entertaining and accessible, without letting readers or the author herself off the hook for reflecting on and addressing cultural issues. Strongly recommended for all readers.
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Make Your Home Among Strangers

Listeners interested in social commentary along with a compelling story will enjoy this book. ["Debut novelist Crucet depicts with insight and subtlety the culture shock, confusion, guilt, and humiliations of the first-generation college student surrounded by privilege": LJ 6/1/15 review of the St. Martin's hc.]
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Make Your Home Among Strangers

Told largely in flashback by an older and wiser Lizet, this coming-of-age story achieves a wry and wistful tone. Debut novelist Crucet depicts with insight and subtlety the culture shock, confusion, guilt, and humiliations of the first-generation college student surrounded by privilege. [See Prepub Alert, 2/9/15.]

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