High Cotton: A Novel

High Cotton: A Novel

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by Darryl Pinckney
     
 

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An elegant, insightful novel that evokes the world of upper-middle-class blacks, following an unnamed narrator from a safe childhood in conservative Indianapolis, to a brief tenure as minister of information for a local radical organization, to the life of an expatriate in Paris. Through it all, his imagination is increasingly dominated by his elderly relations… See more details below

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An elegant, insightful novel that evokes the world of upper-middle-class blacks, following an unnamed narrator from a safe childhood in conservative Indianapolis, to a brief tenure as minister of information for a local radical organization, to the life of an expatriate in Paris. Through it all, his imagination is increasingly dominated by his elderly relations and the lessons of their experiences in the "Old Country" of the South.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781466809970
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
02/01/1992
Sold by:
Macmillan
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
320
File size:
0 MB

Meet the Author


Educated at Columbia, DARRYL PINCKNEY has been a Hodder Fellow at Princeton and a recipient of grants from the Ingram-Merrill, the Mrs. Giles Whiting, and the Guggenheim Foundations.  His work has appeared in many publications, including Granta and The New York Review of Books.  He now lives in Berlin, where he is completing a critical book on Afro-American literature.

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