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Hokum: An Anthology of African-American Humor

By: Beatty, Paul

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Seller ID: 9781582344348

ISBN: 1582344345

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Selected and introduced by acclaimed novelist and poet Paul Beatty, "Hokum" is a liberating, eccentric, savagely comic collection of the funniest writing by black Americans. This book is less a comprehensive collection of African-American humor than a mix-tape narrative dubbed by a trusted friend--a sampler of underground classics, rare grooves, and timeless summer jams, poetry and prose juxtaposed with the blues, hip-hop, political speeches, and the world's funniest radio sermon. The subtle musings of Toni Cade Bambara, Henry Dumas, and Harryette Mullen are bracketed by the profane and of... View more info

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Hokum: An Anthology of African-American Humor

By: Beatty, Paul

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 9781596911482

ISBN: 1596911484

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Selected and introduced by acclaimed novelist and poet Paul Beatty, "Hokum" is a liberating, eccentric, savagely comic collection of the funniest writing by black Americans. This book is less a comprehensive collection of African-American humor than a mix-tape narrative dubbed by a trusted friend--a sampler of underground classics, rare grooves, and timeless summer jams, poetry and prose juxtaposed with the blues, hip-hop, political speeches, and the world's funniest radio sermon. The subtle musings of Toni Cade Bambara, Henry Dumas, and Harryette Mullen are bracketed by the profane and of... View more info