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Kingsblood Royal - 01 edition

Kingsblood Royal (ISBN10: 0375756868; ISBN13: 9780375756863)
ISBN13: 978-0375756863
ISBN10: 0375756868

Summary: A neglected tour de force by the first American to win the Nobel Prize in literatureKingsblood Royalis a stirring and wickedly funny portrait of a man who resigns from the white race. When Neil Kingsblood a typical middle-American banker with a comfortable life makes the shocking discovery that he has African-American blood the odyssey that ensues creates an unforgettable portrayal of two Americas one black one white. As timely as when it was first published in 1947 one need only ope
n today's newspaper to see the same issues passionately being discussed between blacks and whites that we find inKingsblood Royal says Charles Johnson. Perhaps only now can we fully appreciate Sinclair Lewis's astonishing achievement.
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Summary: A neglected tour de force by the first American to win the Nobel Prize in literatureKingsblood Royalis a stirring and wickedly funny portrait of a man who resigns from the white race. When Neil Kingsblood a typical middle-American banker with a comfortable life makes the shocking discovery that he has African-American blood the odyssey that ensues creates an unforgettable portrayal of two Americas one black one white. As timely as when it was first published in 1947 one need only open today's newspaper to see the same issues passionately being discussed between blacks and whites that we find inKingsblood Royal says Charles Johnson. Perhaps only now can we fully appreciate Sinclair Lewis's astonishing achievement. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 01
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Modern Library
Year Published: 2001
International: No

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