Swing time [Book Club Kit #214]
(Book Club Kit)

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New York : Penguin Press, 2016.
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Book Club Kit # 214 includes 12 copies
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TWISP PUBLIC LIBRARY
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Published
New York : Penguin Press, 2016.
Format
Book Club Kit
Language
English
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40026554460

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"An ambitious, exuberant new novel moving from North West London to West Africa, from the multi-award-winning author of White Teeth and On Beauty. Two brown girls dream of being dancers--but only one, Tracey, has talent. The other has ideas: about rhythm and time, about black bodies and black music, what constitutes a tribe, or makes a person truly free. It's a close but complicated childhood friendship that ends abruptly in their early twenties, never to be revisited, but never quite forgotten, either. Tracey makes it to the chorus line but struggles with adult life, while her friend leaves the old neighborhood behind, traveling the world as an assistant to a famous singer, Aimee, observing close up how the one percent live. But when Aimee develops grand philanthropic ambitions, the story moves from London to West Africa, where diaspora tourists travel back in time to find their roots, young men risk their lives to escape into a different future, the women dance just like Tracey--the same twists, the same shakes--and the origins of a profound inequality are not a matter of distant history, but a present dance to the music of time"--
Awards
Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence for Fiction, Shortlist 2017.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Smith, Z. (2016). Swing time [Book Club Kit #214] . Penguin Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Smith, Zadie. 2016. Swing Time [Book Club Kit #214]. Penguin Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Smith, Zadie. Swing Time [Book Club Kit #214] Penguin Press, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Smith, Zadie. Swing Time [Book Club Kit #214] Penguin Press, 2016.

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