"Primary Lessons: A Memoir," by Sarah Bracey White. 276 pp $21

US ISBN 978-1-9338800-38-9 Publication Date October 2013, Cavan Kerry Press, Ltd. Available from www.cavankerrypress.org and www.Amazon.com

"Ripped from middle-class life in Philadelphia, and transplanted to a single-parent household in the segregated south, Sarah, a precocious black child struggles to be the master of her fate. She refuses to accept the segregation that tries to confine her - a system her mother accepts as the southern way of life. is a brave memoir that testifies to the author’s fiery spirit and sense of self that sustained her through family, social and cultural upheaval."