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From The New York Times Bestselling Author Of The Mothers , A Stunning New Novel About Twin Sisters, Inseparable As Children, Who Ultimately Choose To Live In Two Very Different Worlds, One Black And One White The Vignes Twin Sisters Will Always Be Identical But After Growing Up Together In A Small, Southern Black Community And Running Away At Age Sixteen, It S Not Just The Shape Of Their Daily Lives That Is Different As Adults, It S Everything Their Families, Their Communities, Their Racial Identities Ten Years Later, One Sister Lives With Her Black Daughter In The Same Southern Town She Once Tried To Escape The Other Secretly Passes For White, And Her White Husband Knows Nothing Of Her Past Still, Even Separated By So Many Miles And Just As Many Lies, The Fates Of The Twins Remain Intertwined What Will Happen To The Next Generation, When Their Own Daughters Storylines Intersect Weaving Together Multiple Strands And Generations Of This Family, From The Deep South To California, From The S To The S, Brit Bennett Produces A Story That Is At Once A Riveting, Emotional Family Story And A Brilliant Exploration Of The American History Of PassingLooking Well Beyond Issues Of Race,The Vanishing Half Considers The Lasting Influence Of The Past As It Shapes A Person S Decisions, Desires, And Expectations, And Explores Some Of The Multiple Reasons And Realms In Which People Sometimes Feel Pulled To Live As Something Other Than Their OriginsAs With Her New York Times Bestselling Debut The Mothers, Brit Bennett Offers An Engrossing Page Turner About Family And Relationships That Is Immersive And Provocative, Compassionate And Wise The Vanishing Half


About the Author: Brit Bennett

Born and raised in Southern California, Brit Bennett graduated from Stanford University and later earned her MFA in fiction at the University of Michigan, where she won a Hopwood Award in Graduate Short Fiction as well as the 2014 Hurston Wright Award for College Writers Her work is featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Paris Review, and Jezebel The Mothers is her first novel.



10 thoughts on “The Vanishing Half

  1. says:

    News flash HBO and Brit Bennett made a 7 figure deal for the adaptation of the book into limited series Wowza This is unique This is impeccable This is perfectly written a


  2. says:

    NOW AVAILABLE There were many ways to be alienated from someone, few to actually belong.i know it looks like i m over here five starring a lot of books in a row all of a sudd


  3. says:

    I m not sure I have words for how excellent this book turned out to be, but terms such as breathtaking, poignant, and ultimately hopeful come to mind I was constantly reminded o


  4. says:

    She was always inventing her life Twin sisters Two different paths One chooses black The other white Their choices reflect societal norms, gender constructs, and racial inequality


  5. says:

    This is a thought provoking story and a few scenes were not easy to read There s racism here, a violent incident against a man, witnessed by his young twin daughters, andtrauma for on


  6. says:

    Sooooo GOOD Pathos and Pain.Profound ThoughtfulnessSpellbinding prose.Surprises I never saw comingA book that kept me interested and curious from start to finishFilled with substantial d


  7. says:

    The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett features black twin sisters, whose skin is so light that they can pass for white The sisters have always been close, almost like one person, even though t


  8. says:

    3.5 Two Black twins, so light they could pass for White And, this story exploring PASSING a term I was not familiar with One of the twins will choose to do just that live life as a White woman


  9. says:

    You could never quite get used to lonelinessIdentical twin sisters, Desiree, and Stella Vignes were born in Mallard, Louisiana, a town so small it cannot be found on the map They have witnessed a


  10. says:

    4.5 stars The Vanishing Half , Brit Bennett s second novel, is powerful and incredibly relevant given the moment our society is in right now You can escape a town, but you cannot escape blood Someho


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