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The All-American Skin Game, or Decoy of Race

The All-American Skin Game, or Decoy of Race

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Written by Stanley CrouchAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Stanley Crouch

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
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  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: January 14, 1997
  • Price: $14.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-679-77660-4 (0-679-77660-5)
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In this brilliant collection of speeches, essays, and reviews, Crouch brings his vigorous, combative intellect to bear on everything from gangsta rap and the tribalism of minority politics to feminism and African-American literature. Whether he is comparing the U.S. Constitution to an extended blues improvisation, analyzing the implications of The Bell Curve wars, or discoursing gracefully on Miles Davis and Saul Bellow, Crouch is always fresh and provocative, and on every page turns this polemic into a high-wire act of erudition, brio, and verbal style.