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The Resource White teeth : a novel, Zadie Smith

White teeth : a novel, Zadie Smith

Label
White teeth : a novel
Title
White teeth
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Zadie Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Set in post-war London, this novel of the racial, political, and social upheaval of the last half-century follows two families--the Joneses and the Iqbals, both outsiders from within the former British empire--as they make their way in modern England
  • "Epic and intimate, hilarious and poignant, White Teeth is the story of two North London families - one headed by Archie, the other by Archie's best friend, a Muslim Bengali named Samad Iqbal. Pals since they served together in World War II, Archie and Samad are a decidedly unlikely pair. Plodding Archie is typical in every way until he marries Clara, a beautiful, toothless Jamaican woman half his age, and the couple have a daughter named Iric (the Jamaican word for "no problem"). Samad - devoutly Muslim, hopelessly "foreign" - weds the feisty and always suspicious Alsana in a prearranged union. They have twin sons named Millat and Magid, one a pot-smoking punk-cum-militant Muslim and the other an insufferable science nerd. The riotous and tortured histories of the Joneses and the Iqbals are fundamentally intertwined, capturing an empire's worth of cultural identity, history, and hope."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Zadie
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6069.M59
LC item number
W47 2000
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jamaicans
  • Ethnic relations
  • Male friendship
  • Muslim families
  • Domestic fiction
  • Domestic fiction
  • Immigrants
  • London (England)
  • Great Britain
Label
White teeth : a novel, Zadie Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
other computer carrier
Carrier category code
  • cz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Archie 1974, 1945 -- 1: Peculiar second marriage of Archie Jones -- 2: Teething trouble -- 3: Two families -- 4: Three coming -- 5: Root canals of Alfred Archibald Jones and Samad Miah Iqbal -- Samad 1984, 1857 -- 6: Temptation of Samad Iqbal -- 7: Molars -- 8: Mitosis -- 9: Mutiny! -- 10: Root canals of Mangal Pande -- Irie 1990, 1907 -- 11: Mis education of Irie Jones -- 12: Canines: the ripping teeth -- 13: Root canals of Hortense Bowden -- 14: More English than the English -- 15: Chalfenism versus Bowdenism -- Magid, Millat, And Marcus 1992, 1999 -- 16: Return of Magid Mahfooz Murshed Mubtasim Iqbal -- 17: Crisis talks and eleventh-hour tactics -- 18: End of history versus the last man -- 19: Final space -- 20: Of mice and memory
Control code
42290640
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
448 pages
Isbn
9780375501852
Lccn
99043658
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
other
System control number
(OCoLC)42290640
System details
System requirements: eBook reader device
Label
White teeth : a novel, Zadie Smith
Publication
Carrier category
other computer carrier
Carrier category code
  • cz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Archie 1974, 1945 -- 1: Peculiar second marriage of Archie Jones -- 2: Teething trouble -- 3: Two families -- 4: Three coming -- 5: Root canals of Alfred Archibald Jones and Samad Miah Iqbal -- Samad 1984, 1857 -- 6: Temptation of Samad Iqbal -- 7: Molars -- 8: Mitosis -- 9: Mutiny! -- 10: Root canals of Mangal Pande -- Irie 1990, 1907 -- 11: Mis education of Irie Jones -- 12: Canines: the ripping teeth -- 13: Root canals of Hortense Bowden -- 14: More English than the English -- 15: Chalfenism versus Bowdenism -- Magid, Millat, And Marcus 1992, 1999 -- 16: Return of Magid Mahfooz Murshed Mubtasim Iqbal -- 17: Crisis talks and eleventh-hour tactics -- 18: End of history versus the last man -- 19: Final space -- 20: Of mice and memory
Control code
42290640
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
448 pages
Isbn
9780375501852
Lccn
99043658
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
other
System control number
(OCoLC)42290640
System details
System requirements: eBook reader device

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