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Apex hides the hurt

Author: Colson Whitehead
Publisher: London : Fleet, 2018. ©2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The town of Winthrop has decided it needs a new name. The resident software millionaire wants to call it New Prospera; the mayor wants to return to the original choice of the founding black settlers; and the town's aristocracy sees no reason to change the name at all. What they need, they realize, is a nomenclature consultant. And, it turns out, the consultant needs them. But in a culture overwhelmed by marketing,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Satire
Satirical literature
Fiction
Humorous fiction
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colson Whitehead
ISBN: 9780708898758 0708898750
OCLC Number: 1026485303
Notes: First published: 2006.
Description: 211 pages ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Colson Whitehead.

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Brilliant. . . . Exhilarating. . . . What keeps you reading this critique of language is its language, and our perverse delight in the ingenious abuse of words -- New York Times A brilliant, witty, Read more...

 
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