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Hokum : an anthology of African-American humor / edited by Paul Beatty.

Edition:
First U.S. edition.
Publication:
New York : Bloomsbury, 2006. , ©2006
Distribution:
New York : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers
Manufacture:
Fairfield, PA : Quebecor World Fairfield
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 468 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Subjects:
African American wit and humor.
American literature -- African American authors.
African Americans -- Literary collections.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Fairfield.
United States New York (State) New York (City).
Summary:
A collection of African-American writings is comprised of poetry, prose, political speeches, hip-hop, and the blues by such authors as Langston Hughes, Darius James, Zora Neale Hurston, and W.E.B. Du Bois.
Contents:
Pissed off to the highest degree of pisstivity
(Nothing serious) just buggin'
Black absurdity.
Notes:
"Printed in the United States of America by Quebecor World Fairfield"--verso of title page.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy retains dust jacket.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2006
Contributor:
Beatty, Paul, editor.
Bloomsbury (Firm), publisher.
Quebecor World Fairfield, printer
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
1582344345
1596911484 (pbk.)
OCLC:
60796235
Publisher Number:
9781582344348
9781596911482
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