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  • The White Boy Shuffle by Paul Beatty
    The White Boy Shuffle (English, Paperback) Paul Beatty

    Paul Beatty's hilarious and scathing debut novel is about Gunnar Kaufman, an awkward, black surfer bum who is moved by his mother from Santa Monica to urban West Los Angeles. There, he begins to undergo a startling transformation from neighborhood outcast to basketball superstar, and eventually to reluctant messiah of a "divided, downtrodden people."

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  • Hokum by Paul Beatty
    Hokum (English, Paperback) Paul Beatty

    Selected and introduced by acclaimed novelist and poet Paul Beatty, Hokum is a liberating, eccentric, savagely comic collection of the funniest writing by black Americans. ...

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  • Tuff by Paul Beatty
    Tuff (English, Paperback) Paul Beatty

    Raised by a Marxist revolutionary, nineteen-year-old Winston "Tuffy" Foshay accepts a $20,000 bribe to run for city council and turns his world upside down in the political arena.

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  • The Sellout by Paul Beatty
    The Sellout (English, CD-Audio) Paul Beatty

    A biting satire about a young man's isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court, Paul Beatty'sThe Sellout showcases a comic genius at the top of his game. It challenges the sacred tenets of the United States Constitution, urban life, the civil rights movement, the father-son relationship, and the holy grail of racial equality: the black Chinese restaurant....

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  • Slumberland by Paul Beatty
    Slumberland (English, Paperback) Paul Beatty

    "Slumberland" is laugh-out-loud funny and its wit and satire can be burning...There are incredible moments of tenderness . . . Beatty is a kind of symphonic W.E.B. Du Bois." -Los Angeles Times

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  • The Sellout by Paul Beatty
    The Sellout (English, Paperback) Paul Beatty

    "Raised in the "agrarian ghetto" of Dickens--improbably smack in the middle of downtown L.A.--the narrator of The Sellout resigned himself to the fate of all other middle-class Californians: "to die in the same bedroom you'd grown up in, looking up at the crack in the stucco ceiling that had been there since '68 quake." Raised by a single father, a controversial sociologist at Riverside Community...

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  • El Vendido by Paul Beatty
    El Vendido (Spanish, Hardback) Paul Beatty $28.60
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  • The Sellout by Paul Beatty
    The Sellout (English, CD-Audio) Paul Beatty

    *Man Booker Prize 2016 winner* A biting satire about a young man's isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court, The Sellout showcases a comic genius at the top of his game. Born in Dickens on the southern outskirts of Los Angeles, the narrator of The Sellout spent his childhood as the subject in his father's racially charged psychological studies. He is told that his...

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  • Joker, Joker, Deuce by Paul Beatty
    Joker, Joker, Deuce (English, Paperback) Paul Beatty

    Combines together themes from African-American life, college life, television reruns, movies, sports, and history into a collection of free-form poems

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  • The Sellout by Paul Beatty
    The Sellout (English, Hardback) Paul Beatty

    After his down-trodden hometown is removed from the map of California to save the state further embarrassment, a young man undertakes a course of action to draw attention to the town, resulting in a racially charged trial that sends him to the Supreme Court.

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  • Slumberland by Paul Beatty
    Slumberland (German, Paperback) Paul Beatty

    Ein Berlin-Roman, wie es noch keinen gibt: DJ Darky kommt aus New York nach Berlin, um einen abgetauchten Jazzer aufzuspüren. Einfallsreich und überdreht mischt Beatty den Sound einer Stadt, die zwischen Schwarz und Weiß, Jazz und Techno taumelt und kreiert den perfekten Beat:

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