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Adam Mansbach
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Adam Mansbach is the author of the novels Angry Black White Boy and Shackling Water. He currently teaches at the San Francisco Art Institute.

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Angry Black White Boy
A Novel
Written by Adam Mansbach


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: March 8, 2005
Price: $14.00

**Currently taught in courses at over thirty colleges and universities nationwide**

From the acclaimed author of Shackling Water comes the first great race novel of the twenty-first century, an incendiary and ruthlessly funny satire about violence, pop culture, and American identity.

Macon Detornay is a suburban white boy possessed and politicized by black... Read more >
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Angry Black White Boy
A Novel
Written by Adam Mansbach


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

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The End of the Jews
A Novel
Written by Adam Mansbach


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
On Sale: March 17, 2009
Price: $15.00

Now in paperback
Each member of the mercurial clan in Adam Mansbach’s novel faces the impossible choice between the people they love and the art that sustains them. Tristan Brodsky, sprung from the asphalt of the depression-era Bronx, goes on to become one of the swaggering Jewish geniuses who remakes American culture... Read more >
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The End of the Jews
A Novel
Written by Adam Mansbach


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
On Sale: March 18, 2008
Price: $11.99

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Shackling Water

Written by Adam Mansbach


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: April 8, 2003
Price: $15.00

At the age of nineteen, saxophone prodigy Latif James-Pearson boards a bus to Manhattan to find his aging idol, the great Albert Van Horn. The centers of Latif’s universe soon become a Harlem boarding house, where he spends his days practicing intensely, and the downtown club where Van Horn's group performs... Read more >
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Shackling Water

Written by Adam Mansbach


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 14, 2002
Price: $11.99

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