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Beethoven Was One Sixteenth Black: And Other Stories

ISBN13: 9780143167617
ISBN: 0143167618
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $18.0
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Pages: 208
Average Goodreads rating: 3.24/5 (3 ratings)

In this collection of new stories, Nadine Gordimer crosses the frontiers of politics, memory, sexuality, and love with the fearless insight that is the hallmark of her writing. A middle-aged, anti-apartheid academic embarks on a search for his own racial identity, a loving friend dreams of a lunch in which Susan Sontag and Edward Said appear, and a parrot who scandalously confronts his listeners with the reproduction of eavesdropped quarrels and clandestine love-talk.