Alison Clement

observations from a novelist who sometimes wants to say something small and see it published immediately

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>my swarthy ethnic niece

My niece showed me a blog in which someone accuses her of being a “Swarthy Ethnic.” She is pretending to be white, the blogger says. He includes the photograph above,  my niece in an ad for Powell’s Books, saying,  “Note above, at first you see the long blond tresses and think Swedish Girl! Nope! look closer, she is olive skinned, brown-eyed and belongs to the new group of Fake Blonds. It […]

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