Fran Ross

Fran Ross was an American writer best known for her satirical novel 'Oreo,' which explores themes of race and identity. Despite its initial lack of recognition, the novel has since gained acclaim for its innovative narrative and sharp wit.

Books

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  1. 1. Oreo

    This novel is a satirical and bold exploration of identity, following the journey of a young biracial girl as she navigates the complexities of her heritage. Born to a Jewish father and an African American mother, the protagonist embarks on a quest to find her estranged father, using her wit, her unique cultural background, and a secret guidebook passed down from her grandmother. Along the way, she encounters a variety of eccentric characters and experiences that challenge societal norms and stereotypes, all while showcasing the protagonist's sharp humor and intelligence. The book is a comedic and poignant commentary on race, ethnicity, and the search for self in a world obsessed with labels.

    The 1865th Greatest Book of All Time