A Love Noire A Novel by Erica Simone Turnipseed

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Number of Pages310
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ISBN 100060536802
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Periodicals Literature. Keyword Title Author Topic. Noire is in love with a man named Innocent from Cote d'Ivoire, Africa. Innocent is supposedly the opposite of Noire -- rich and sophisticated, and a member of the black bourgousie. She's too artsy for him and he's too "mainstream" for her/5. A Love Noire By Erica Simone Turnipseed ISBN: Introduction With the wit of Sex in the City and the erotic sophistication of Love Jones, this wickedly frank debut novel portrays latter-day black life, the New York City dating game, and the insatiable quest for love.

When Noire, a hip, Afro-wearing Ph.D. student, walks into Brown Betty Books, her righteousness kicks in to overdrive amid the self-identified "talented tenth" who wear their double degrees and five-hundred-dollar shoes like badges of honor. And then Innocent, a well-heeled investment banker from Côte d'Ivoire, West Africa, walks in and turns her on her head.

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