In Search of Us
Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers
Relates the stories of Marilyn who, at age seventeen, fell in love with James, left her stage-mother, and set out on her own and Angie, her now seventeen-year-old daughter, who returns to Hollywood seeking her father.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Single parent; Family member death; Family violence; Biracial; Interracial; Race discrimination; single mother; death of a father; grief; family tragedy; loss; domestic abuse; abusive uncle; biracial teenager; interracial relationship; racism
African American / White
romance; 1990s; Los Angeles; modeling; road trip; multigenerational
Dellaira, Ava, "In Search of Us" (2018). Diverse Families. 1372.