John Edgar Wideman: "Fanon" (Houghton Mifflin)

John Edgar Wideman: "Fanon" (Houghton Mifflin)

In his first novel in 10 years, John Edgar Wideman weaves fiction, biography, and memoir to evoke the life and message of French philosopher, psychiatrist, and political activist Frantz Fannon.

In his first novel in 10 years, John Edgar Wideman weaves fiction, biography, and memoir to evoke the life and message of French philosopher, psychiatrist, and political activist Frantz Fannon.

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John Edgar Wideman

author of more than eighteen works of fiction and nonfiction, including the award-winning "Brothers and Keepers," "Philadelphia Fire," and most recently the story collection, "God's Gym." He is the Asa Messer Professor of Africana Studies and English at Brown University.

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