The Queen of Harlem

Brian Keith Jackson

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The Queen of Harlem

The Queen of Harlem An African American Breakfast at Tiffany s a hip refreshingly candid tale of identity and self discovery from the critically acclaimed author of The View from Here and Walking Through Mirrors Mason R

  • Title: The Queen of Harlem
  • Author: Brian Keith Jackson
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 441
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • An African American Breakfast at Tiffany s a hip, refreshingly candid tale of identity and self discovery from the critically acclaimed author of The View from Here and Walking Through Mirrors.Mason Randolph, a black preppie of impeccable Southern pedigree, is bound for Stanford Law School after graduating from college Before embarking on the path to his golden future, hoAn African American Breakfast at Tiffany s a hip, refreshingly candid tale of identity and self discovery from the critically acclaimed author of The View from Here and Walking Through Mirrors.Mason Randolph, a black preppie of impeccable Southern pedigree, is bound for Stanford Law School after graduating from college Before embarking on the path to his golden future, however, he takes a detour through Harlem, where he intends to live authentically with real black people Mason takes the name Malik and moves into the orbit of the ever fabulous Carmen, uptown diva and doyenne of Harlem Carmen, always ready to have a handsome young man at her fabulous soirees and to add to her devoted entourage, happily takes him under her wing Fueled by his parents money and dodging the people who remember him as Mason Randolph, Malik masquerades as a ghettonian, exploring the wonders and pleasures of a Harlem in the midst of a second Renaissance But his odyssey takes a different turn when he meets Kyra, whose world mirrors the one he has abandoned As he contemplates the choices Kyra has made, and begins to reexamine his own presumptions about identity and authenticity, Mason realizes that everyone has something to hide and that to get what we want, we have to be willing to let go of our secrets.People compared Brian Keith Jackson s remarkable first novel, The View from Here, to the works of Alice Walker and Toni Morrison, and Publishers Weekly called it an extraordinary debut by a formidable craftsman and exceptionally gifted storyteller A novel rich in humor and insight, The Queen of Harlem will earn Jackson a much deserved place in the center of today s literary landscape.From the Hardcover edition.

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    1. Shanon on said:

      What the hell does being poor have to do with being Black? I was born and raised in Detroit, one if the Blackest cities in this country, and I vacationed in Europe and had a nanny. Does tat somehow make me less Black?

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