Swing Time

November 15, 2016|
Swing Time by ZADIE SMITH

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New York Times bestseller 
Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction
Finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize for Fiction
2017 Man Booker Prize Longlist


An ambitious, exuberant new novel moving from northwest 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, about 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.
     Dazzlingly energetic and deeply human, Swing Time is a story about friendship and music and stubborn roots, about how we are shaped by these things and how we can survive them. Moving from northwest London to West Africa, it is an exuberant dance to the music of time.
ZADIE SMITH is the author of the novels White Teeth, The Autograph Man, On Beauty, and NW, as well as The Embassy of Cambodia and a collection of essays, Changing My Mind. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and has twice been listed as one of Granta''s 20 Best Young British Novelists. She has won the Orange Prize for F...
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Title:Swing Time
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:464 pages, 9.6 X 6.4 X 1.4 in
Shipping dimensions:464 pages, 9.6 X 6.4 X 1.4 in
Published:November 15, 2016
Publisher:Penguin Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780670069040

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