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White Tears - Hari Kunzru
White Tears
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From one of the most talented fiction writers at work today: two ambitious young musicians are drawn into the dark underworld of blues record collecting, haunted by the ghosts of a repressive past.Two twenty-something New Yorkers. Seth is awkward and shy. Carter is the glamorous heir to one of... show more
From one of the most talented fiction writers at work today: two ambitious young musicians are drawn into the dark underworld of blues record collecting, haunted by the ghosts of a repressive past.Two twenty-something New Yorkers. Seth is awkward and shy. Carter is the glamorous heir to one of America's great fortunes. They have one thing in common: an obsession with music
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780451493699 (0451493699)
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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3.5 White Tears, by Hari Kunzru
It was difficult to read the first half or so of this book because the protagonist (Seth) and his best (and only) friend (Carter) are aggravatingly ignorant of their appropriation of black culture. They're even more offensive for thinking they're woke or genuine in their fetishistic consumption of t...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
4.0 Review: White Tears
“So tell me, was that a black thing or a white thing? No, that was music.”Whoever knew that record collecting could be so violent? White Tears is a haunting novel that revolves around record collecting, cultural appropriation, and the ownership of music. It is a very dark tale that gives voice to th...
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