AMERICAN BEACH — A Saga of Race, Wealth, and Memory


New York Times Notable Book.

Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist.


“Filled with moving and often terrifying stories, fascinating history and vivid portraits. . . a model of what a serious, sustained conversation on race might be.”
-- Chicago Tribune

“These stories strike at the core of who we are as a nation.”
--New York Times

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“A rarity among popular science books, a lusciously written page turner.”
--New York Times
“Compelling and refreshing, but don’t underestimate its shock value.”
--Emerge