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 ...show moren 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 lessEdition/Copyright: 01
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