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The sellout, Paul Beatty

Label
The sellout
Title
The sellout
Statement of responsibility
Paul Beatty
Creator
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 father's work will lead to a memoir that will solve their financial woes. But when his father is killed in a drive-by shooting, he discovers there never was a memoir. All that's left is a bill for a drive-through funeral. What's more, Dickens has literally been wiped off the map to save California from further embarrassment. Fuelled by despair, the narrator sets out to right this wrong with the most outrageous action conceivable: reinstating slavery and segregating the local high school, which lands him in the Supreme Court
Awards note
The Man Booker Prize for Fiction, Winner 2016.
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Index
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Literary form
fiction
The sellout, Paul Beatty
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The sellout, Paul Beatty
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Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
16291847
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Edition
First Picador edition.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781786070159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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Kotui multi-version record.

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