The Resource The sellout, Paul Beatty

The sellout, Paul Beatty

Label
The sellout
Title
The sellout
Statement of responsibility
Paul Beatty
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Born in the 'agrarian ghetto' of Dickens - on the southern outskirts of Los Angeles - the narrator of 'The Sellout' is raised by a single father, a controversial sociologist, and spends his childhood as the subject in racially charged psychological studies. Led to believe his father's pioneering work will result in a memoir that will solve his family's financial woes, he is shocked to discover, when his father is killed in a police shoot-out, that there never was a memoir. All that's left is a bill for a drive-through funeral. Fuelled by this deceit and the general disrepair of his hometown, the narrator sets out to right another wrong: Dickens has literally been removed from the map to save California from embarrassment
Awards note
Man Booker Prize 2016
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Beatty, Paul
Dewey number
  • 813.6
  • 813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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  • United States
  • African Americans
Label
The sellout, Paul Beatty
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2016
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781786071460
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781786071460
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
The sellout, Paul Beatty
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2016
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781786071460
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781786071460
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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