How to Rent A Negro

How to Rent A Negro

Book - 2005 | 1st ed
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A hilarious and satirical look at race relations that is almost too close for comfort, this pseudo-guidebook gives both renters and rentees "much-needed" advice and tips on technique. Reframing actual stories, techniques, requests, and responses gathered from the author's more than 30 years of research and experience, tips are provided in step-by-step outlines for renters to get the most for their money, how to become successful and wealthy, what to wear, and topics of conversation to avoid. The book also serves up photo-dramatizations of some of the popular approaches covered in the book, handy tip-boxes, frequently asked questions for renters and rentees, a "How do I know if I'm being rented" quiz, a glossary of important terms, and "quickie" insta-rentals for those who need to rent on the go. Punctuated by quotes from former renters, and featuring rentee diaries based on real encounters, the satire shocks and amuses, presenting a strikingly stark mirror of human relationships.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, 2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 1556525737 (alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 305.896073 AYO
Characteristics: ix, 196 p. : ill. ; 22 cm


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