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9781620974360 (hardcover) $25.00
9781620975879 (paperback) $16.00
Thick : and other essays
2019 by The New Press, New York :
248 pages ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-244).
Thick -- In the name of beauty -- Dying to be competent -- Know your whites -- Black is over (or, special black) -- The price of fabulousness -- Black girlhood, interrupted -- Girl 6.
"In these eight ... explorations on beauty, media, money, and more, Tressie McMillan Cottom--award-winning professor and ... author of Lower Ed--embraces her ... role as a purveyor of wit, wisdom, and Black Twitter snark about all that is right and much that is wrong with this thing we call society"--Dust jacket flap.