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Blackass : a novel

Author: A Igoni Barrett
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Furo Wariboko wakes on the morning of a job interview to discover he's turned into a white man: red hair, green eyes, pale skin. In this condition he plunges into the bustle of Lagos to make his fortune. Pursued from the streets to the boardroom by those who would use him, Furo hides the evidence of his former life ... as he reinvents himself. In this wicked satire, Furo's search for an identity deeper than his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
Fiction
Named Person: Franz Kafka
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Igoni Barrett
ISBN: 9781555977337 1555977332
OCLC Number: 908176280
Notes: "First published in 2015 by Chatto & Windus, an imprint of Vintage/Penguin Random House UK, London."--Title page verso.
Description: 262 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: A. Igoni Barrett.

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"Furo Wariboko wakes on the morning of a job interview to discover he's turned into a white man: red hair, green eyes, pale skin. In this condition he plunges into the bustle of Lagos to make his fortune. Pursued from the streets to the boardroom by those who would use him, Furo hides the evidence of his former life ... as he reinvents himself. In this wicked satire, Furo's search for an identity deeper than his skin leads to the unraveling of his own precariously constructed story"--

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