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Erasure : a novel

Author: Percival L Everett
Publisher: Hanover : University Press of New England, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Novelist, college profesor, woodworker, and fly fisherman, Thelonious (Monk) Ellison has never allowed race to define his identity. But he is offended and angered by the success of We's Lives in Da Ghetto, the exploitive debut novel of a young, middle-class black woman who once visited "some relatives in Harlem for a couple of days." The book's success rankles all the more as Monk's own most recent novel has just  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Everett, Percival L.
Erasure.
Hanover : University Press of New England, ©2001
(OCoLC)606560251
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Percival L Everett
ISBN: 1584650907 9781584650904 1584651474 9781584651475 1584651601 9781584651604
OCLC Number: 46936048
Description: 265 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Percival Everett.

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In this novel of family, race, and publishing in America, an African-American novelist finds money, fame and success when he writes a fierce parody of exploitative ghetto literature.  Read more...

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"From its provocative cover showing a young black boy with a gun to his head all the way through its satirical, ironic, edgy story to a kicky conclusion, Percival Everett's new novel is a stunner. It Read more...

 
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