Passing Strange: A Gilded Age Tale of Love and Deception Across the Color Line

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"Passing Strange" is a uniquely American biography of Clarence King, who hid a secret from his Gilded Age cohorts and prominent family: for 13 years he lived a double life--as the celebrated white explorer, geologist, and writer King and as a black Pullman porter and steelworker named James Todd.

Passing Strange: A Gilded Age Tale of Love and Deception Across the Color Line 2009, Penguin Press

ISBN-13: 9781594202001

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