How to Make Love to A Negro (without Getting Tired)

How to Make Love to A Negro (without Getting Tired)

A Novel

eBook - 2010
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Brilliant and tense, Dany Laferrière 's first novel, How to Make Love to a Negro Without Getting Tired , is as fresh and relevant today as when it was first published in Canada in 1985. With ribald humor and a working-class intellectualism on par with Charles Bukowski's or Henry Miller's, Laferrière 's narrator wanders the streets and slums of Montreal, has sex with white women, and writes a book to save his life.

With this novel, Laferrière began a series of internationally acclaimed social and political novels about the love of the world, and the world of sex, including Heading South and I Am a Japanese Writer. It launched Laferrière as one of the literary world's finest provocateurs and continues to draw strong comparisons to the writings of James Baldwin, Henry Miller, Charles Bukowski, and Jack Kerouac. The book was made into a feature film and translated into several languages -- this is the first U.S. edition.
Publisher: Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, 2010
ISBN: 9781553656500
1553656504
Branch Call Number: Online eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Homel, David
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Well written, and funny.

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