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Stranger Than Fiction
Gail Lukasik White Like Her
December 8, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Libby Hellmann interviewed author Gail Lukasik, a mystery author who has published a non-fiction book about the biggest mystery of all – her own family.
After an appearance on the PBS show Genealogy Roadshow, Lukasik found herself searching for the family of her mother she never knew – the family her mother kept secret because they were black.
White Like Her: My Family’s Story of Race and Racial Passing
By Gail Lukasik
Air Date/Time December 8, 3 pm CST
1st ed., hardcover, 316 p.
Gail’s journey of self-discovery and redemption begins with her appearance on PBS Genealogy Roadshow. Introducing herself with the words “I’m a mystery author who’s never been able to solve my own family mystery”, she learns in a very public way the very private history her mother kept secret.
In the historical context of...