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Author Mabanckou, Alain, 1966- author

Title Blue White Red : a Novel / Alain Mabanckou ; translated by Alison Dundy
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (pages)
Series Global African voices
Global African voices.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Translator's Introduction; African Migration and African Dandys; Blue White Red; Opening; Part One: The Country; Part Two: Paris; Closing
Summary This tale of wild adventure reveals the dashed hopes of Africans living between worlds. When Moki returns to his village from France wearing designer clothes and affecting all the manners of a Frenchman, Massala-Massala, who lives the life of a humble peanut farmer after giving up his studies, begins to dream of following in Moki's footsteps. Together, the two take wing for Paris, where Massala-Massala finds himself a part of an underworld of out-of-work undocumented immigrants. After a botched attempt to sell metro passes purchased with a stolen checkbook, he winds up in jail and is deport
Notes Translated from the French
Description based on print version record
Subject Africans -- France -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Form Electronic book
Author Dundy, Alison, translator
ISBN 0253007917 (paperback: alk. paper)
0253007941 electronic bk
9780253007919 (paperback: alk. paper)
9780253007940 electronic bk
Other Titles Bleu, Blanc, Rouge. English