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Swing time: A Novel

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display_description"An ambitious, exuberant new novel moving from North West 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, 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. Tracey makes it to the chorus line but struggles with adult life, while her friend leaves the old neighborhood behind, traveling the world as an assistant to a famous singer, Aimee, observing close up how the one percent live. But when Aimee develops grand philanthropic ambitions, the story moves from London to West Africa, where diaspora tourists travel back in time to find their roots, young men risk their lives to escape into a different future, the women dance just like Tracey--the same twists, the same shakes--and the origins of a profound inequality are not a matter of distant history, but a present dance to the music of time"-- $c Provided by publisher.
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subject_facetAfrica, West -- Fiction
Dancers -- Fiction
Female friendship -- Fiction
Large type books
London (England) -- Fiction
Psychological fiction
Women, Black -- Fiction
title_displaySwing time
title_fullSwing Time A Novel
Swing time / Zadie Smith
title_shortSwing time
title_subA Novel
topic_facetDancers
Female friendship
Fiction
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Literature
Women, Black