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The Invisible Line: Three American Families and th
The Invisible Line: Three American Families and the Secret Journey from Black to White
Hardcover: 416 pages
Publisher: Penguin USA ( February 17, 2011 )
The stories we tell about our past have calcified into the fiction that Americans are neatly divided into racial categories. It is only with DNA testing and the boom in genealogical research that the frequency with which individuals and entire families “crossed the color line” has become clear. In this sweeping multigenerational saga, Daniel Sharfstein unravels the stories of three families who made the journey from black to white at different points in American history.