The White Boy Shuffle by Paul Beatty audiobook

The White Boy Shuffle: A Novel

By Paul Beatty
Read by Prentice Onayemi

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8.51 Hours 1
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Paul Beatty’s hilarious and scathing debut novel, The White Boy Shuffle, is about Gunnar Kaufman, an awkward, black surfer bum who is moved by his mother from Santa Monica to urban West Los Angeles. There, he begins to undergo a startling transformation from neighborhood outcast to basketball superstar, and eventually to reluctant messiah of a “divided, downtrodden people.”

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Summary

Paul Beatty’s hilarious and scathing debut novel, The White Boy Shuffle, is about Gunnar Kaufman, an awkward, black surfer bum who is moved by his mother from Santa Monica to urban West Los Angeles. There, he begins to undergo a startling transformation from neighborhood outcast to basketball superstar, and eventually to reluctant messiah of a “divided, downtrodden people.”

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“One of those novels of enormous energy and verbal dazzle…Mr. Beatty is a fertile and original writer, one to watch.” New York Times

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Author Bio: Paul Beatty

Author Bio: Paul Beatty

Paul Beatty is also the author of the novel Tuff and two books of poetry, Big Bank Take Little Bank and Joker, Joker, Deuce. He lives in New York City.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 8.51
Audience: Adult
Language: English