This Is How It Goes

This Is How It Goes

Belinda and Cody Phipps appear a typical Midwestern couple: teenage sweethearts, children, luxurious home. Typical except that Cody is black--"rich, black, and different," in the words of Belinda, who finds herself attracted to a former (white) classmate. As the battle for her affections is waged, Belinda and Cody frankly doubt the foundation of their initial attraction, opening the door wide to a swath of bigotry and betrayal. Staged on continually shifting moral… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 05, 2005)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English