|Tuff: A Novel (2001) [Novel]|
by Paul Beatty
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A hilarious social satire. Winston Foshay is a 300 lbs. street thug with a wife that quotes from "self-help" books with titles like "Sisters Doing It for Themselves—How to Masturbate to an African Orgasm" and tattooed infant at home. After a near death experience Winston a.k.a "Tuffy" decides it's high time for a life change and quickly acquires a mentor (in the form of dreadlock wearing black rabbi) to help him map out his new plan..a run for a Harlem City Council seat.
Original title: Tuff: A Novel
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Humor