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Thick : and other essays

Author: Tressie McMillan Cottom
Publisher: New York : New Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In these essays exploring beauty, media, money, and more, the author - an award-winning professor - embraces her role as a purveyor of wit, wisdom, and Black Twitter snark about all that is right and much that is wrong with this thing we call society.--adapted from dust jacket flap.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cottom, Tressie McMillan.
Thick.
New York : New Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018042930
(OCoLC)1057231262
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tressie McMillan Cottom
ISBN: 9781620974377 1620974371
OCLC Number: 1081173243
Awards: Longlisted for National Book Awards, 2019.
Description: 1 online resource (248 pages)
Contents: Thick --
In the name of beauty --
Dying to be competent --
Know your whites --
Black is over (or, special black) --
The price of fabulousness --
Black girlhood, interrupted --
Girl 6.
Responsibility: Tressie McMillan Cottom.

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In these essays exploring beauty, media, money, and more, the author - an award-winning professor - embraces her role as a purveyor of wit, wisdom, and Black Twitter snark about all that is right and much that is wrong with this thing we call society.--adapted from dust jacket flap.

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