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Who created it? Barrett, A. Igoni, 1979- author.
What's it called? Blackass : a novel / A. Igoni Barrett.
Who published it? Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2015]
2015
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Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN Fiction  Barrett, A  AVAILABLE
What's it like? 262 pages ; 21 cm
Helpful notes! First published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2015.
What's it about? Furo Wariboko wakes on the morning of a job interview to discover he's turned into a white man: red hair, green eyes, pale skin. In this condition he plunges into the bustle of Lagos to make his fortune. Pursued from the streets to the boardroom by those who would use him, Furo hides the evidence of his former life ... as he reinvents himself. In this wicked satire, Furo's search for an identity deeper than his skin leads to the unraveling of his own precariously constructed story.
Helpful subjects! Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction.
Lagos (Nigeria) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Race discrimination -- Fiction.
Alienation (Social psychology) -- Fiction.
Blacks -- Race identity -- Nigeria -- Lagos -- Fiction.
False personation -- Fiction.
Political satire, Nigerian (English)
Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924. Verwandlung. English -- Adaptations.
Verwandlung (Kafka, Franz) (OCoLC)fst01358070
Alienation (Social psychology) (OCoLC)fst00805268
Blacks -- Race identity. (OCoLC)fst00833987
False personation. (OCoLC)fst00920111
Identity (Psychology) (OCoLC)fst00966892
Manners and customs. (OCoLC)fst01007815
Political satire, Nigerian (English) (OCoLC)fst01746556
Nigeria -- Lagos. (OCoLC)fst01205555
It's a special thing! Adaptations. (OCoLC)fst01423910
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Special numbers! 9781555977337 (pbk.)
1555977332 (pbk.)
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