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Signifying rappers : rap and race in the urban present

Author: Mark CostelloDavid Foster WallaceAudioGO (Firm)Hachette Audio (Firm)Playaway Digital Audio.All authors
Publisher: [Solon, Ohio] : Findaway World, LLC ; North Kingstown, RI : [Distributed exclusively by] AudioGO, [2013], 2013.
Series: Sound library.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : Sound recording   Computer File : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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David Foster Wallace and longtime friend Mark Costello discovered that they shared "an uncomfortable, somewhat furtive, and distinctively white enthusiasm for a certain music called rap/hip-hop." The book they wrote together, set against the legendary Boston music scene, mapped the bipolarities of rap and pop, rebellion and acceptance, glitz and gangsterdom. Signifying Rappers issued a fan's challenge to the giants  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording
Document Type: Sound Recording, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Costello; David Foster Wallace; AudioGO (Firm); Hachette Audio (Firm); Playaway Digital Audio.; Findaway World, LLC.
ISBN: 9781478951186 1478951184
OCLC Number: 829133158
Notes: IN PROCESS RECORD.
Title from container.
"Sound Library"--Container.
"HDAUDIO."
Release date supplied by publisher.
Recording originally produced by Hachette Audio, p2013.
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback.
Performer(s): Read by Robert Petkoff.
Description: 1 sound media player ( hr., min.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Series Title: Sound library.
Responsibility: Mark Costello and David Foster Wallace.

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David Foster Wallace and longtime friend Mark Costello discovered that they shared "an uncomfortable, somewhat furtive, and distinctively white enthusiasm for a certain music called rap/hip-hop." The book they wrote together, set against the legendary Boston music scene, mapped the bipolarities of rap and pop, rebellion and acceptance, glitz and gangsterdom. Signifying Rappers issued a fan's challenge to the giants of rock writing, Greil Marcus, Robert Palmer, and Lester Bangs: Could the new street beats of 1989 set us free, as rock had always promised? First published in 1990, Signifying Rappers is a rare record of a city and a summer by two great thinkers, writers, and friends. This long-awaited new edition features a preface by Mark Costello recalling his friendship with David Foster Wallace and their remarkable experience writing together.

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