Book Review of Acting Out

Acting Out
Acting Out
Author: Benilde Little
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Book Type: Hardcover
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Ina West grew up independent and solitary, raised by an artistic, unavailable mother and a reliable loving father. as a twenty something photographer, Ina landed in Manhattans bohemian art scene after college at the same time that she started dating the devoted, hardworking Jay Robinson. When her mother's mental state began to deteriorate, her closest cousin became dangerously ill, and her free artist's lifestyle put her in some vulnerable situations, Ina found comfort in Jay's trajectory into the safe, privileged world of the African American upper middle class....then one day after twelve years of marriage, Jay comes home from work and announces he's leaving....