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Cid Ricketts Sumner

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This book is about a young black woman from the South who passes for white when she attends a nursing school in the North. She falls in love with a white doctor there but returns to the South. The book was adapted for the screen as the 1949 movie, "Pinky." The movie was directed by Elia Kazan and starred Jeanne Crain, Ethel Waters, and Ethel Barrymore.

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a novel
by Cid Ricketts Sumner.

Published 1946 by The Bobbs-Merrill company in Indianapolis, New York .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

"A brief version of this novel ... was published in the Ladies' home journal."--Dust jacket.
"First edition."


Library of Congress
PZ3.S9563 Qal, PS3537.U732 Qal

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286 p.
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May 25, 2010 Edited by Karen Raley added the info about the plot
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