The Resource Blackass : A Novel., A. Igoni Barrett, (electronic resource)

Blackass : A Novel., A. Igoni Barrett, (electronic resource)

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Blackass : A Novel.
Title
Blackass
Title remainder
A Novel.
Statement of responsibility
A. Igoni Barrett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Furo Wariboko, a young Nigerian, awakes the morning before a job interview to find that he's been transformed into a white man. In this condition he plunges into the bustle of Lagos to make his fortune. With his red hair, green eyes, and pale skin, it seems he's been completely changed. Well, almost. There is the matter of his family, his accent, his name. Oh, and his black ass. Furo must quickly learn to navigate a world made unfamiliar and deal with those who would use him for their own purposes. Taken in by a young woman called Syreeta and pursued by a writer named Igoni, Furo lands his first-ever job, adopts a new name, and soon finds himself evolving in unanticipated ways.A. Igoni Barrett's Blackass is a fierce comic satire that touches on everything from race to social media while at the same time questioning the values society places on us simply by virtue of the way we look. As he did in Love Is Power, or Something Like That, Barrett brilliantly depicts life in contemporary Nigeria and details the double-dealing and code-switching that are implicit in everyday business. But it's Furo's search for an identity—one deeper than skin—that leads to the final unraveling of his own carefully constructed story
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TEFOD
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
Blackass : A Novel., A. Igoni Barrett, (electronic resource)
Label
Blackass : A Novel., A. Igoni Barrett, (electronic resource)
Link
https://tulsa.overdrive.com/media/2582668
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
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Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ODN0002582668
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unknown
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Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781555979263
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
669BE7C4-FC16-4BAF-B4F3-831F5C975780

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