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The sellout

Author: Paul Beatty
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2016. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Picador editionView all editions and formats
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"A biting satire about a young man's isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court, Paul Beatty's The Sellout showcases a comic genius at the top of his game. It challenges the sacred tenets of the United States Constitution, urban life, the civil rights movement, the father-son relationship, and the holy grail of racial equality--the black Chinese restaurant. Born in the "agrarian
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Satirical literature
Satire
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Beatty
ISBN: 9781250083258 1250083257 9781786070173 1786070170 9781786070159 1786070154 9780374260507 0374260508
OCLC Number: 905685710
Awards: National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction Finalist, 2015
American Library Association Notable Fiction, 2016
Man Booker Prize, 2016
Description: 288 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Paul Beatty.

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