This is so much like her film, Losing Ground. Subscribe to Breaking News. One hundred years before the Supreme Court would make interracial marriage legal throughout the country, a white woman was marrying an Indian man. Log in or Activate your account. This is her only collection of prose and was published posthumously in Drunk Napa man crashes into 3 cars, injures motorist.
An almost-lost gem: 'Whatever Happened to Interracial Love'
Aug 02, Jaidee rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Preview — Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? They offer an unvarnished picture of life in the s, a time of unrest that straddled the ages. What of that nubile, fleeting sensation, when one is color-blind, religion-blind, name-, age-, aid-, vital statistics-blind? She died young in her 40's, which limited her promising career. Notify me when new comments are posted.
Whatever Happened to Interracial Love - Short Story Collection by Kathleen Collins
Shared by two interracial roommates. It's the tallest building on the block, facing nothin' but rooftops and sun. They realize that Mikey might want to know more about his biracial roots as he grows older and that he might ask questions about the differences between himself and his father. All the way from Africa to Belgium with no warning. He knew now that he could not marry her. India gave birth to Dylan on Valentine's Day in
Exposed and humiliated, they find solace in the anonymity of the uncaring metropolis. Collins' writing is pure poetry. Sat, October 29, 4: Witty and sensitive, it offers a nuanced, complex portrait of their marriage that runs strongly counter to the standard depictions of black life in American movies. She also doesn't understand that what propelled her father to success in the mortuary business was his desire to prove himself worthy to her mother's family. They are incredibly modern stories; I mean that if you gave me this collection and told Kathleen Collins sadly died at the age of 46, never seeing her own work published.