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Long division : a novel

Author: Kiese Laymon
Publisher: Chicago : Bolden, an Agate imprint, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kiese Laymon's debut novel is a Twain-esque exploration of celebrity, authorship, violence, religion, and coming of age in Post-Katrina Mississippi, written in a voice that's alternately funny, lacerating, and wise. The book contains two interwoven stories. In the first, it's 2013: after an on-stage meltdown during a nationally televised quiz contest, 14-year-old Citoyen "City" Coldson becomes an overnight YouTube  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kiese Laymon
ISBN: 9781932841725 1932841725
OCLC Number: 838196028
Description: 270 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Kiese Laymon.

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Laymon's debut novel is a Twain-esque exploration of celebrity, authorship, violence, religion, and coming of age in Post-Katrina Mississippi, written in a voice that's alternately funny, lacerating,  Read more...

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PRAISE FOR KIESE LAYMON AND HIS DEBUT NOVEL, LONG DIVISION: "Funny, astute and searching... The author's satirical instincts are excellent. He is also intimately attuned to the confusion of young Read more...

 
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