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Sure, I'll be your Black friend : notes from the other side of the fist bump

Author: Ben Philippe
Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2021] ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In the biting, hilarious vein of What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker and We Are Never Meeting in Real Life comes Ben Philippe's candid memoir-in-essays, chronicling a lifetime of being the Black friend in predominantly white spaces. From cheating his way out of swim tests to discovering stray family members in unlikely places, he finds the punchline in the serious while acknowledging the blunt truths of existing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography Humor
Humor
Named Person: Ben Philippe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Philippe
ISBN: 9780063065062 0063065061 9780063026445 0063026449
OCLC Number: 1224592580
Description: xvi, 300 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Sure, I will be your Black friend
Responsibility: Ben Philippe.

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In the biting, hilarious vein of What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker and We Are Never Meeting in Real Life comes Ben Philippe's candid memoir-in-essays, chronicling a lifetime of being the Black friend in predominantly white spaces. From cheating his way out of swim tests to discovering stray family members in unlikely places, he finds the punchline in the serious while acknowledging the blunt truths of existing as a Black man in today's world.

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