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Author Conn, Anew Lewis.

Title O, africa! [Axis 360 electronic resource] : a novel / Anew Lewis Conn.

Imprint New York : Hogarth, 2014.
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Summary Hailed by Gary Shteyngart as "a thing of wonder" O, Africa! is a rollicking, ambitious, and ultimately moving novel about old Hollywood, two brothers, forbidden love, and the timeless allure of the movies In the summer of 1928, twin brothers Micah and Izzy Grand are at the pinnacle of their movie-making careers. With the brash, bloviating Micah directing and Izzy working wonders behind the lens, they have risen from their roots as sons of Brooklyn Jewish immigrants to become kings of silent comedy. But when Micah's vices' a penchant for gambling and an interracial affair' begin to threaten his livelihood, he finds himself in need of a quick escape. As danger looms on the horizon, the brothers' producer offers a perfectly-timed opportunity: travel to Africa to compile stock footage of the exotic flora and fauna, as well as filming a new comedy in the jungle. Together with an unlikely crew, the Grands set out for Malwiki, where among the tribesmen they each discover unforeseen truths about themselves, their lovers, and the meaning of the movies. From the piers of Coney Island to Africa's veldt and further to the glitter of early Hollywood, O, Africa! is an epic tale of self-discovery, the constraints of history and prejudice, and the stubborn resolve of family and friendship. From the Hardcover edition.
Subject Fiction.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version:
ISBN 9780804138291 (electronic bk.)
080413829X (electronic bk.)
Music No. EB00157220 Recorded Books
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