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White teeth : a novel

Autor: Zadie Smith
Editora: New York : Vintage International, 2001, ©2000.
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From the Publisher: On New Year's morning, 1975, Archie Jones sits in his car on a London road and waits for the exhaust fumes to fill his Cavalier Musketeer station wagon. Archie-working-class, ordinary, a failed marriage under his belt-is calling it quits, the deciding factor being the flip of a 20-pence coin. When the owner of a nearby halal butcher shop (annoyed that Archie's car is blocking his delivery area)  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Tipo de Material: Ficção
Tipo de Documento: Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Zadie Smith
ISBN: 0375703861 9780375703867 1417626283 9781417626281
Número OCLC: 47096283
Notas: "Originally published ... by Hamish Hamilton, London, and subsequently ... by Random House, Inc., New York, in 2000"--Title page verso.
Descrição: 448 pages ; 21 cm
Conteúdos: Acknowledgments --
Archie 1974, 1945 --
1: Peculiar second marriage of Archie Jones --
2: Teething trouble --
3: Two families --
4: Three coming --
5: Root canals of Alfred Archibald Jones and Samad Miah Iqbal --
Samad 1984, 1857 --
6: Temptation of Samad Iqbal --
7: Molars --
8: Mitosis --
9: Mutiny! --
10: Root canals of Mangal Pande --
Irie 1990, 1907 --
11: Mis education of Irie Jones --
12: Canines: the ripping teeth --
13: Root canals of Hortense Bowden --
14: More English than the English --
15: Chalfenism versus Bowdenism --
Magid, Millat, And Marcus 1992, 1999 --
16: Return of Magid Mahfooz Murshed Mubtasim Iqbal --
17: Crisis talks and eleventh-hour tactics --
18: End of history versus the last man --
19: Final space --
20: Of mice and memory.
Responsabilidade: Zadie Smith.

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From the Publisher: On New Year's morning, 1975, Archie Jones sits in his car on a London road and waits for the exhaust fumes to fill his Cavalier Musketeer station wagon. Archie-working-class, ordinary, a failed marriage under his belt-is calling it quits, the deciding factor being the flip of a 20-pence coin. When the owner of a nearby halal butcher shop (annoyed that Archie's car is blocking his delivery area) comes out and bangs on the window, he gives Archie another chance at life and sets in motion this richly imagined, uproariously funny novel. Epic and intimate, hilarious and poignant, White Teeth is the story of two North London families-one headed by Archie, the other by Archie's best friend, a Muslim Bengali named Samad Iqbal. Pals since they served together in World War II, Archie and Samad are a decidedly unlikely pair. Plodding Archie is typical in every way until he marries Clara, a beautiful, toothless Jamaican woman half his age, and the couple have a daughter named Irie (the Jamaican word for "no problem"). Samad-devoutly Muslim, hopelessly "foreign"--Weds the feisty and always suspicious Alsana in a prearranged union. They have twin sons named Millat and Magid, one a pot-smoking punk-cum-militant Muslim and the other an insufferable science nerd. The riotous and tortured histories of the Joneses and the Iqbals are fundamentally intertwined, capturing an empire's worth of cultural identity, history, and hope. Zadie Smith's dazzling first novel plays out its bounding, vibrant course in a Jamaican hair salon in North London, an Indian restaurant in Leicester Square, an Irish poolroom turned immigrant cafe, a liberal public school, a sleek science institute. A winning debut in every respect, White Teeth marks the arrival of a wondrously talented writer who takes on the big themes-faith, race, gender, history, and culture-and triumphs.

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