Apex Hides the Hurt

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group Release date: 2007-01-09

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This New York TimesNotable Book from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Underground Railroad is abrisk, comic tour de force about identity, history, and the adhesive bandage industry.The town of Winthrop has decided it needs a new name. The resident software millionaire wants to call it New Prospera; the mayor wants to return to the original choice of the founding black settlers; and the town's aristocracy sees no reason to change the name at all. What they need, they realize, is a nomenclature consultant. And, it turns out, the consultant needs them. But in a culture overwhelmed by marketing, the name is everything and our hero's efforts may result in not just a new name for the town but a new and subtler truth about it as well.

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Additional Information

Genre: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Collection: Anchor

Type: EPub

Pages: 224

ISBN: 9780307279781

Additional Information

Genre: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Collection: Anchor

Type: EPub

Pages: 224

ISBN: 9780307279781

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