I Get on the Bus: A Novel

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Little, Brown, 1990 - Fiction - 296 pages
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Evan Norris, a disaffected, young, Black American, travels to Senegal, contracts malarial fever, and is taken in by a Senegalese family, a contact leading to brushes with the occult, a romantic liaison, and self-discovery

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Evan Norris, a young black from a well-to-do family residing in the suburbs of Denver, notes that "the black people we did know were not like us. They were nervous about their blackness. They were, I ... Read full review

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Reginald McKnight teaches at the University of Michigan. He has received an NEA Grant, an O. Henry Award, a Whiting Award, and the Drue Heinz Literature Prize.

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