Skip to content

Racism Explained to My Daughter

Spend $50 to get a free movie!

ISBN-10: 156584534X

ISBN-13: 9781565845343

Edition: 1999

Authors: Tahar Ben Jelloun, Carol Volk

List price: $16.95
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
Out of stock
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

A runaway bestseller in Europe, this book was written in response to Tahar Ben Jelloun's ten-year-old daughter's questions about racism. It deals with the problem of racism not only in France, but around the world.
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 6/1/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 207
Size: 5.50" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Controversial winner of the prestigious French Prix Goncourt (1987), Tahar Ben Jelloun is a Moroccan writer who has not found much favor at home, despite his growing popularity abroad. According to some North African critics, Ben Jelloun intentionally sets out to please foreign readers. They contend that his writing reinforces European stereotypes by pandering to Western tastes for quaint folklore and traditions, and exotic scenery. Moroccan critics have accused Ben Jelloun of creating artificial, fabricated stories that fail to convey a true picture of Morocco. They have also been offended by his criticism of Morocco, and the fact that he reveals sides of Moroccan life that are usually…    

Racism Explained to My Daughter
Racism Explained to My Son
Explaining Racism to My Daughter
To the Bone: Reflections in Black and White
A Letter to My Daughter on the Occasion of Considering Racism in the United States
About the Contributors