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White teeth : a novel

Author: Zadie Smith
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2000.
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Set in post-war London, this novel of the racial, political, and social upheaval of the last half-century follows two families--the Joneses and the Iqbals, both outsiders from within the former British empire--as they make their way in modern England.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Zadie Smith
ISBN: 0965031004 9780965031004
OCLC Number: 42290640
Awards: Guardian First Book Award, 2000.
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction, 2000.
Whitbread Award, 2000.
Description: 448 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: [I.] Archie 1974, 1945. The peculiar second marriage of Archie Jones ; Teething trouble ; Two families ; Three coming ; The root canals of Alfred Archibald Jones and Samad Miah Iqbal --
[II.] Samad 1984, 1857. The temptation of Samad Iqbal ; Molars ; Mitosis ; Mutiny! ; The root canals of Mangal Pande --
[III.] Irie 1990, 1907. The miseducation of Irie Jones ; Canines: the ripping teeth ; The root canals of Hortense Bowden ; More English than the English ; Chalfenism versus Bowdenism --
[IV.] Magid, Millat, and Marcus 1992, 1999. The return of Magid Mahfooz Murshed Mubtasim Iqbal ; Crisis talks and eleventh-hour tactics ; The end of history versus the last man ; The final space ; Of mice and memory.
Responsibility: Zadie Smith.
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Set in post-war London, this novel of the racial, political, and social upheaval of the last half-century follows two families--the Joneses and the Iqbals, both outsiders from within the former British empire--as they make their way in modern England.

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by MM (WorldCat user published 2007-04-12) Excellent Permalink
This is a dense, multi-character work that offers many angles for discussion.
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by RebeccaA (WorldCat user published 2007-10-02) Excellent Permalink
White Teeth is a very deep, thought provoking, and hilarious novel about everyday people struggling to find their place in the world while looking for true happiness. The setting of the novel mainly takes place in England between the years 1975 through the year 2000 but also flashbacks to early 1900...
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