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Author: Zadie Smith
Publisher: London : Hamish Hamilton, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the centre of this novel are two unlikely friends, Archie Jones and Samad Iqbal. Hapless veterans of World War II, Archie and Samad and their families become agents of England's irrevocable transformation. A second marriage to Clara Bowden, a beautiful, albeit tooth-challenged, Jamaican half his age, quite literally gives Archie a second lease on life, and produces Irie, a knowing child whose personality doesn't  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, Zadie.
White teeth.
London : Hamish Hamilton, 2000
(OCoLC)707250058
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zadie Smith
ISBN: 024113997X 9780241139974 0241141028 9780241141021
OCLC Number: 43501880
Awards: Winner of The Commonwealth Writer's Prize Best First Book Eurasia 2001
Winner of WH Smith Book Awards: New Talent 2001
Winner of Betty Trask Award 2001
Winner of Whitbread Book Awards: First Novel Category 2000
Winner of Guardian First Book Award 2000
Winner of Whitbread Prize (First Novel) 2000
Short-listed for Whitbread Book Awards: Book of the Year 2000
Short-listed for Orange Prize for Fiction 2000
Short-listed for Mail on Sunday / John Llewellyn Rhys Prize 2001
Description: 461 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Zadie Smith.

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In the author's words, this novel is "an attempt at a comic family epic of little England into which an explosion of ethnic colour is injected". It tells the story of three families, one indian, one  Read more...

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