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Not a genuine black man

my life as an outsider : [a true story]

by Brian Copeland

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Published by Macadam Cage in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American comedians,
  • Comedians,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes reading group guide discussion questions (p. [253]-[254]).

    StatementBrian Copeland
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2287.C616 A3 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 250 pages ;
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26255504M
    ISBN 101596923113
    ISBN 109781596923119
    LC Control Number2006041241
    OCLC/WorldCa234848020

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This one man play offers a candid and funny response to those who question the racial authenticity of successful black men. After receiving a letter asserting that he is “not a genuine black man,” Copeland (comic, actor, radio, talk show host) tries to understand the qualifications needed to earn the classification: “I can’t swim.

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