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By Josh Alan Friedman,Wyatt Doyle

ISBN-10: 0615354173

ISBN-13: 9780615354170

ISBN-10: 1943444994

ISBN-13: 9781943444991

South college, 1962: The final segregated tuition in manhattan. Their instructor moonlights on "Lawrence Welk," the woman crucial wears boxing gloves, and the coed physique is all-Negro . . . apart from first grader Josh Friedman. he is white, yet he is engaged on it.

The acclaimed writer of inform the reality till THEY BLEED and stories OF occasions sq. returns with a different autobiographical novel - "a memoir you cannot accuse of lies." middle level within the unflinching and regularly hilarious funhouse travel of Friedman's ny boyhood is a rogues' gallery that comes with Bobo, precocious third-grade dropout and boy prince of the ghetto; his bumbling (and alarmingly effective) ne'er-do-well Uncle Limpy; Mumsy, the smelliest shoeshine boy in Penn Station; Mrs. O'Leary, the menacing Irish nanny; her son, Drake, an etiquette-obsessed, switchblade-totin' clammer crushed through the tides of racial growth; and the impoverished Wilshires, the bone-white, nigger-hatin'-est crackers in town.

At as soon as heartbreaking and hysterically humorous, BLACK CRACKER offers a fearless account of adventures within the now-forgotten bad Black shantytowns of big apple, exploring the singular ugliness of racism, the intrigue of janitorial whodunits, the tragic limits of friendship, and the inexplicable seductive powers of croco-print footwear.

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