Black Deutschland

Black Deutschland

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Jed--young, gay, black, out of rehab and out of prospects in his hometown of Chicago--flees to the city of his fantasies, a museum of modernism and decadence: Berlin. The paradise that tyranny created, the subsidized city isolated behind the Berlin Wall, is where he's chosen to become the figure that he so admires, the black American expatriate. Newly sober and nostalgic for the Weimar days of Isherwood and Auden, Jed arrives to chase boys and to escape from what… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

In the process he’s made a significant contribution to American fiction.

“Black Deutschland” is a mess. But it’s a fascinating mess, written by a crucial, one-of-a-kind writer.

“Black Deutschland” works best, and loses its hydroponic quality, when it is grounded in the soil of close observation.

Book Details  

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 02, 2016)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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