The Human StainBook - 2001
Coleman Silk is a respected professor at a New England college who suddenly finds his life unraveling after a comment he makes about some African-American students is misinterpreted as a racial slur. As the scandal heats up, Nathan Zuckerman, a writer researching a biography of Silk, begins to dig deeply into Silk's life. Eventually, matters are made worse when Coleman's affair with a young married janitor named Faunia Farley is exposed. But amid the controversy, Silk must struggle to keep his greatest secret, a secret he's held for the majority of his life, from becoming made public.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, a division of Random House, Inc., 2001
Edition: First Vintage International edition
Copyright Date: ©2000
Branch Call Number: F ROT NVD
Characteristics: 361 pages ; 21 cm
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