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Sure, I'll be your Black friend : notes from the other side of the fist bump  Cover Image Book Book

Sure, I'll be your Black friend : notes from the other side of the fist bump / Ben Philippe.

Philippe, Ben, (author.).

Summary

Summary:

In the biting, hilarious vein of What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker and We Are Never Meeting in Real Life comes Ben Philippe's candid memoir-in-essays, chronicling a lifetime of being the Black friend in predominantly white spaces. From cheating his way out of swim tests to discovering stray family members in unlikely places, he finds the punchline in the serious while acknowledging the blunt truths of existing as a Black man in today's world.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780063065062
  • ISBN: 0063065061
  • ISBN: 9780063026445
  • ISBN: 0063026449
  • Physical Description: xvi, 300 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2021]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Sure, I'll be your Black tell-all writer -- Ten things to know before befriending me, or "which Black guy are you getting?" -- The first gift -- Sure, I'll be your Black Canadian -- Sure, I'll be your Black foreign kid -- Sure, I'll be your anchor baby -- Sure, I'll be your Black son -- Sure, I'll be your Black boyfriend -- How to go through life without drowning, part I -- Sure, I guess I'll be your classic name-brand cookie -- How to go through life without drowning, part II -- Boomerangs come back -- From another mother -- I was promised ballplayers and rap stars, addicted to the limelight -- Sure, I'll be your woke Black friend -- Sherman Klump v. Buddy love -- Ivory skin, eyes of something green -- Sister, sister -- Sure, I'll be your Black guy--emphasis on Guy -- How to go through life without drowning, part III -- Song of the South -- Sure, I'll be your accessory to larceny -- Sure, I'll be your one that got away -- Black ghost goes "boo!" -- Sure, I'll be your Black sidekick -- Sure, I'll be your 2016 shithole rescapee -- Smile through it -- How to live strictly in common grounds -- Sure, I'll be your Bl--RACE WARS!!! -- One of the good ones -- Conclusion. How to thrive in a Black body at any age.
Subject: Philippe, Ben.
African American men > Biography.
African American authors > Biography.
African American men > Social conditions.
United States > Race relations.
Racism > United States.
American wit and humor.
Genre: Autobiographies.
Essays.
Humor.

Currently available copies

  • 25 / 25 copies available at PINES

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  • 1 current hold on 25 total copies.
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Athens Regional Library System:
      Athens-Clarke County Library
NONFIC 973.0496 PHILIPPE
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Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System:
      Augusta-Richmond Co. Public Lib.
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Azalea Regional Library System:
      Morgan County Library
BIO PHILIPPE
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Azalea Regional Library System:
      O'Kelly Memorial Library
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Clayton County Library System:
      Forest Park Branch
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Clayton County Library System:
      Morrow Branch
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      Cook County Library
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Conyers-Rockdale Library System:
      Nancy Guinn Memorial Library
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