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How to be black

Author: Baratunde Thurston
Publisher: New York : Harper ; Enfield : Publishers Group UK [distributor], 2012.
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Raised by a pro-black, Pan-Afrikan single mother during the crack years of 1980s Washington, DC, and educated at Sidwell Friends School and Harvard University, Baratunde Thurston has over thirty years' experience being black. Now, through stories of his politically inspired Nigerian name, the heroics of his hippie mother, the murder of his drug-abusing father, and other revelatory black details, he shares with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Humor
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Thurston, Baratunde.
How to be black.
New York : Harper ; Enfield : Publishers Group UK [distributor], 2012
(OCoLC)766299029
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Baratunde Thurston
ISBN: 9780062098047 0062098047
OCLC Number: 777961133
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Baratunde Thurston.

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Shares author's know-how with readers of all colors, from the African-American who feels trapped by the ham-fisted, marketing-driven definition of what black is supposed to be to a non-black who  Read more...

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"A hilarious blend of razor-sharp satire and memoir...Using his own story and humor, Thurston demonstrates that the best way to 'be' anything is to simply be yourself." -- Publishers Weekly Read more...

 
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