The Resource Black no more : being an account of the strange and wonderful workings of science in the land of the free, A.D. 1933-1940, George S. Schuyler ; introduction by Danzy Senna

Black no more : being an account of the strange and wonderful workings of science in the land of the free, A.D. 1933-1940, George S. Schuyler ; introduction by Danzy Senna

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Black no more : being an account of the strange and wonderful workings of science in the land of the free, A.D. 1933-1940
Title
Black no more
Title remainder
being an account of the strange and wonderful workings of science in the land of the free, A.D. 1933-1940
Statement of responsibility
George S. Schuyler ; introduction by Danzy Senna
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Language
eng
Summary
"The landmark comic satire that asks, "What would happen if all black people in America turned white?" It's New Year's Day 1933 in New York City, and Max Disher, a young black man, has just found out that a certain Dr. Junius Crookman has discovered a mysterious process that allows people to bleach their skin white--a new way to "solve the American race problem." Max leaps at the opportunity, and after a brief stay at the Crookman Sanitarium, he becomes Matthew Fisher, a white man who's able to attain everything he's ever wanted: money, power, good liquor, and the white woman who rejected him when he was black. Lampooning myths of white supremacy and racial purity and caricaturing prominent African American leaders like W. E. B. Du Bois, Madam C. J. Walker, and Marcus Garvey, Black No More is a masterwork of speculative fiction and a hilarious satire of America's obsession with race. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,800 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators"--
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1895-1977
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Schuyler, George S.
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3537.C76
LC item number
B56 2018
Literary form
fiction
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Senna, Danzy
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  • African Americans
  • Human skin color
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Black no more : being an account of the strange and wonderful workings of science in the land of the free, A.D. 1933-1940, George S. Schuyler ; introduction by Danzy Senna
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Dimensions
20 cm
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xxii, 181 pages
Isbn
9780143131885
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2017043210
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rdamedia
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2017043210
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Black no more : being an account of the strange and wonderful workings of science in the land of the free, A.D. 1933-1940, George S. Schuyler ; introduction by Danzy Senna
Publication
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xxii, 181 pages
Isbn
9780143131885
Lccn
2017043210
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
2017043210

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