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When Blackness Was a Virtue
     

When Blackness Was a Virtue

by Michael Grant Jaffe
 

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Michael Grant Jaffe captures the chaos of the protagonist's sudden downturn in his personal life, dealing with an ex-wife who makes his life miserable, and trying to keep his children happy in the midst of it all. He finds release for his frustrations through the violence of his bookie job as he tries to make sense of what happened to his life and hold onto his

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Michael Grant Jaffe captures the chaos of the protagonist's sudden downturn in his personal life, dealing with an ex-wife who makes his life miserable, and trying to keep his children happy in the midst of it all. He finds release for his frustrations through the violence of his bookie job as he tries to make sense of what happened to his life and hold onto his morality.

When Blackness Was a Virtue is Michael Grant Jaffe's fourth novel. He's also the author of Whirlwind, Skateaway, and Dance Real Slow, which was adapted into the Twentieth Century Fox Film A Cool, Dry Place.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781938604508
Publisher:
Dzanc Books
Publication date:
01/28/2014
Pages:
300
Sales rank:
1,330,531
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

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When Blackness Was a Virtue is Jaffe’s fourth novel. He’s also the author of Whirlwind, Skateaway and Dance Real Slow, which was adapted into the Twentieth Century Fox Film A Cool, Dry Place, featuring Vince Vaughn. In addition, Jaffe is a journalist who spent more than a decade on staff at Sports Illustrated. He received his M.F.A. in creative writing from Columbia University. Currently, he lives in Ohio with his two daughters.

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