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Kingsblood Royal by Sinclair Lewis (1947) SEE PICS

Condition Details: Hardcover in Good (G) condition. DJ has edgewear. Pages clean. Binding tight. Please see Pics. Book Club Edition.



Hardcover in Good (G) condition. Please see Pics. Book Club Edition. 

A neglected tour de force by the first American to win the Nobel Prize in literature, Kingsblood Royal is a stirring and wickedly funny portrait of a man who resigns from the white race. When Neil Kingsblood, a typical middle-American banker with a comfortable life, makes the shocking discovery that he has African blood, the odyssey that ensues creates an unforgettable portrayal of two Americas, one black, one white.
As timely as when it was first published in 1947, one need only open today's newspaper to see the same issues passionately being discussed between blacks and whites that we find in Kingsblood Royal, says Charles Johnson. Perhaps only now can we fully appreciate Sinclair Lewis's astonishing achievement.