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Satisfied with nothin" a novel by Ernest Hill

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • African American men,
  • Fiction

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A black youth swallows his pride and puts up with humiliation from whites in order to make it as a football player in college. But it is all for nothing because when he is injured, the college withdraws his scholarship and he ends up in a menial job. A first novel, originally self-published.

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StatementErnest Hill
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.I3875 S28 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination316 p. ;
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24754333M
ISBN 100684822598
ISBN 109780684822594
LC Control Number96002970
OCLC/WorldCa34690654

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Satisfied with Nothin' chronicles Jamie's development from a naive, unsophisticated teen to a hard-driving, cynical adult determined to succeed despite the opposition of whites, the complacency of blacks, and his own tragic fate. In doing so, it provides a powerful and important portrait of the black experience in post-segregation ed on: Aug Get this from a library! Satisfied with nothin': a novel. [Ernest Hill] -- A black youth swallows his pride and puts up with humiliation from whites in order to make it as a football player in college. But it is all for nothing because when he is injured, the college. Satisfied with Nothin' Ernest Hill, Author Simon & Schuster $ (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS New Coronavirus Updates for the Book Biz. Hill's odd first novel, previously self-published, can be read two ways: either as an advertisement for a Tony Brownstyle self- help black nationalism or as a cautionary tale on what happens when you see everything through the distorting lens of race. Something of a throwback to the angry realism of Richard Wright, Hill's straightforward, at times heavy-handed, narrative argues that rural Author: Ernest Hill.

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