|White Boy Shuffle (1996) [Novel]|
by Paul Beatty
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Gunnar Kaufman, an awkward black surfer bum, is moved by his mother from Santa Monica to urban West Los Angeles. There, he begins to undergo a startling transformation from neighbourhood outcast to basketball superstar, and eventually a reluctant messiah of a "divided, downtrodden people."
Original title: White Boy Shuffle
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Humor