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- ISBN: 9780374260507 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 0374260508 (hardcover)
- Physical Description: pages ; cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.
"Raised in the 'agrarian ghetto' of Dickens--improbably smack in the middle of downtown L.A.--the narrator of The Sellout resigned himself to the fate of all other middle-class Californians: 'to die in the same bedroom you'd grown up in, looking up at the crack in the stucco ceiling that had been there since '68 quake.' Raised by a single father, a controversial sociologist at Riverside Community College, he spent his childhood as the subject in psychological studies, classic experiments revised to include a racially-charged twist. He also grew up believing this pioneering work might result in a memoir that would solve their financial woes. But when his father is killed in a shoot out with the police, he realizes there never was a memoir. All that's left is the bill for a drive-thru funeral and some maudlin what-ifs. Fuelled by this injustice and the general disrepair of his down-trodden hometown, he sets out to right another wrong: Dickens has literally been removed from the map to save California further embarrassment. Enlisting the help of the town's most famous resident--the last surviving Little Rascal, Hominy Jenkins--our narrator initiates a course of action--one that includes reinstating slavery and segregating the local high school--destined to bring national attention. These outrageous events land him with a law suit heard by the Supreme Court..."-- Provided by publisher.
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