Your Face in Mine What if you could change your race? That's the question in Your Face in Mine , in which racial reassignment surgery turns Martin, a white… 2014-09-14 Fiction Riverhead
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Your Face in Mine (2014)

YOUR FACE IN MINE Jess Ross
YOUR FACE IN MINE Jess Ross

Details Release Date: Sep 14, 2014; Writer: Jess Row; Genre: Fiction; Publisher: Riverhead

What if you could change your race? That's the question in Your Face in Mine, in which racial reassignment surgery turns Martin, a white Jewish dude, into a black man. Row challenges our understanding of how much of our identity we're born with and how much we choose. The novel meanders at times, but its central conceit and Martin's exploration lead to some thoughtful insights. B

Originally posted Sep 03, 2014 Published in issue #1328 Order article reprints
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