If you come softly

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If you come softly (1998, Putnam's)

181 pages

English language

Published Sept. 18, 1998 by Putnam's.

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After meeting at their private school in New York, fifteen-year-old Jeremiah, who is black and whose parents are separated, and Ellie, who is white and whose mother has twice abandoned her, fall in love and then try to cope with people's reactions.

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