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These Dreams of You

Title

These Dreams of You

Authors

Steve Erickson

Publisher

Europa Editions

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9781609450632

Pages

309 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

The election of the country's first black president prompts failed novelist Zan Nordhoc and his wife to solve the mystery surrounding their adopted black daughter's life, an epic journey that helps a struggling family salvage its bonds.

Grade Level

9-12

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Interracial; adopted child; adoptive parents; international adoption; interracial adoption; interracial family

Main Character

adult male; female child

Race/Ethnicities

Ethiopian / White

Family Formation

adoptive mother and father

Keywords

Ethiopian Americans; President Barack Obama; election; recession; novelist; mystery; radio DJ; antenna; secrets

Diversity Impact

direct

These Dreams of You


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