Against the Grain

The Invisible Aristocracy

Class divides and racial dynamics are explored in Nina Revoyr’s latest novel. In A Student of History, a biracial graduate student with a blue-collar background gains access to a very different world, that of the superrich descendants of the founders of Los Angeles. Many of them, he discovers, exert tremendous power and influence behind the scenes. (Encore presentation.)

Nina Revoyr, A Student of History Akashic, 2019

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