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Incognegro

Author: Mat Johnson; Warren Pleece; Clem Robins
Publisher: New York : Vertigo/DC Comics, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The early 20th century: an era when lynchings were commonplace throughout the American South. To most of the press, this epidemic of racial murder wasn't even news. But a few courageous reporters from the North risked their lives to expose these atrocities. They were light-skinned African-American men who could 'pass' for white. They called this dangerous assignment 'going incognegro.' Zane Pinchback, a reporter  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mat Johnson; Warren Pleece; Clem Robins
ISBN: 9781401210977 140121097X 9781401210984 1401210988
OCLC Number: 180753089
Description: 134 p. : chiefly ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: written by Mat Johnson ; art by Warren Pleece ; lettered by Clem Robins.
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Johnson, winner of the prestigious Hurston-Wright Legacy Award for fiction, constructs a fearless graphic novel that is both a page-turning mystery and a disturbing exploration of race and self-image  Read more...

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"A riveting meditation on racism and self-reliance. The beautiful chiaroscuro pen-and-ink illustrations provided by veteran artist Pleece bring to vivid life one of the darkest chapters in America's Read more...

 
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