by Fran Ross and Harryette Mullen
Paperback, 212 pages, Univ Pr of New England, List Price: $22.95 | purchase
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March 7, 2011 Fran Ross' Oreo is an uproarious look at American identity, through the eyes of a biracial girl. The funny, poignant novel was largely ignored when it was published in 1974 — but writer Mat Johnson says the time for the quirky novel is now.
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