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DetailsFrom the author of the 2016 Man Booker Prize winner: The Sellout comes a novel as fast-paced and hard-edged as the Harlem streets it portrays.Aged 19, weighing in at 320 pounds, Winston Tuffy Foshay, is an East Harlem denizen who breaks jaws and shoots dogs and dreams of millions from his movie idea, starring Danny DeVito.His best friend is a disabled Muslim who wants to rob banks, his guiding light an ex-hippie Asian woman who worked for Malcolm X, and his wife, Yolanda, he married from jail over the phone.Shrewedly comical as this dazzling novel is, it turns acerbically sublime when the frustrated Tuffy agrees to run for City Council .ABOUT THE AUTHOR : PAUL BEATTY. Winner of the 2016 Man Booker Prize; Winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction; Named one of the best books of 2015 by The New York Times Book Review and the Wall Street Journal.Paul Beatty is the author of three novels - Slumberland, Tuff, and The White Boy Shuffle - and two books of poetry: Big Bank Take Little Bank and Joker, Joker, Deuce. He is the editor of Hokum: An Anthology of African-American Humor. He lives in New York City.
SKU Code PRK B 5245 Weight in Kg 0.2500 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9781786072238 Author Name PAUL BEATTY Publisher Name One World