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The cotillion; or, One good bull is half the herd.

Author: John Oliver Killens
Publisher: New York, Trident Press [1971]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beautiful, high-stepping Yoruba of Harlem is invited to the annual cotillion thrown by African-American high society of Queens. Caught between the indifference of her father, the excitement of her social-climbing mother, and her boyfriend's militancy, Yoruba persuades her sister debutantes to challenge the aging doyennes in one of the most sidesplitting scenes in American literature.
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Satire
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Killens, John Oliver, 1916-1987.
Cotillion.
New York, Trident Press [1971]
(OCoLC)566261788
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Oliver Killens
ISBN: 0671270729 9780671270728
OCLC Number: 107995
Description: 256 pages 22 cm

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Beautiful, high-stepping Yoruba of Harlem is invited to the annual cotillion thrown by African-American high society of Queens. Caught between the indifference of her father, the excitement of her social-climbing mother, and her boyfriend's militancy, Yoruba persuades her sister debutantes to challenge the aging doyennes in one of the most sidesplitting scenes in American literature.

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