Книга: Beatty P. «The Sellout»

The Sellout

A biting satire about a young mans isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court, Paul Beattys The 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. Born in the "agrarian ghetto" of Dickens - on the southern outskirts of Los Angeles - the narrator of The Sellout resigns himself to the fate of lower-middle-class Californians:" Id die in the same bedroom Id grown up in, looking up at the cracks in the stucco ceiling thatve been there since the 68 quake." Raised by a single father, a controversial sociologist, he spent his childhood as the subject in racially charged psychological studies. He is led to believe that his fathers pioneering work will result in a memoir that will solve his familys financial woes. But when his father is killed in a police...

Формат: Мягкая бумажная, 291 стр.

ISBN: 9781250083258

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