A story of love, race, class, and heartbreak, this tale is based on childrearing practices prevalent post-1960s and asks some crucial questions about the fostering of black children. After a young lifetime with Lil, Cherish's "white" foster mother, and with white grandparents--a snuff-taking grandmother and doting grandfather--does it matter that Cherish is black? Cherish finds when she must return to her parents that the norms of her white home invariably spark conflict in her black family. How should she adjust to Fola ...

Cherish 2004, Mango Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781902294254

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