The All-American Skin Game, or The Decoy of Race

The All-American Skin Game, or The Decoy of Race

by Stanley Crouch

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In this brilliantly acerbic collection of essays--a New York Times Notable Book in 1995--Stanley Crouch confirms that he is one of the most eloquent and unpredictable commentators on race and culture in American society--something already known to anyone who's seen him on 60 Minutes or read his columns in The Village Voice and The New Republic. 288 pp. National media appearances.

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ISBN-13: 9780679776604
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/14/1997
Edition description: Reprinted Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Stanley Crouch has been a contributing editor to The New Republic, is an editorial columnist for the New York Daily News, and is a frequent panelist on television and radio talk shows. He is the author of Always in Pursuit, The All-American Skin Game (which was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award), Don't the Moon Look Handsome?, and Notes of a Hanging Judge. For years a staff writer for the Village Voice, he is artistic consultant to jazz at Lincoln Center. A recipient of a MacArthur fellowship, Crouch lives in New York City.

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All-American Skin Game, or Decoy of Race: The Long and the Short of It, 1990-1994 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
WilliamBT More than 1 year ago
Mr. Stanley Crouch has done a magnificent job on this book. This is a must read for all races and ethnic groups. It's a great piece of work and I recommend it to everyone to read. William B. Turner Author