A Place in the World
Africana Homestead Legacy
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Divorce; Step parent; Adoption; international adoption; separate homes; co-parenting; interracial relationships; step mother; step father
Set in Baltimore, Ghana, and rural Georgia, a novel of love, marriage, betrayal, divorce, discovery, African heritage, international adoption, racism, and tragedy unfolds. Kwame and Evelyn adopt Kofi whom they adore. After divorce and remarriage, their nationalistic and interracial families clash. Caught between households, Kofi strives to find himself and battles dangerous anxiety attacks.
divorced parents, step parents
African American / Ghanese / White
family life; love; Baltimore, Ghana; Georgia; marriage; betrayal; different cultures
Frierson, Malcolm, "A Place in the World" (2011). DIVerse Families. 667.