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I Am Not Sidney Poitier

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ISBN-10: 1555975275

ISBN-13: 9781555975272

Edition: 2009

Authors: Percival Everett

List price: $16.00
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An irresistible comic novel from the master storyteller Percival Everett, and an irreverent take on race, class, and identity in America I was, in life, to be a gambler, a risk-taker, a swashbuckler, a knight. I accepted, then and there, my place in the world. I was a fighter of windmills. I was a chaser of whales. I was Not Sidney Poitier. Not Sidney Poitier is an amiable young man in an absurd country. The sudden death of his mother orphans him at age eleven, leaving him with an unfortunate name, an uncanny resemblance to the famous actor, and, perhaps more fortunate, a staggering number of shares in the Turner Broadcasting Corporation. Percival Everett's hilarious new novel follows Not…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Graywolf Press
Publication date: 5/26/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 234
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English