On Beauty is the story of an interracial family living in the university town of Wellington, Massachusetts, whose misadventures in the culture wars-on both sides of the Atlantic-serve to skewer everything from family life to political correctness to the combustive collision between the personal and the political.
Full of dead-on wit and relentlessly funny, this tour de force confirms Zadie Smith's reputation as a major literary talent.
Winner of the 2006 Orange Prize for fiction
Named one of the Ten Best Books of the Year by the New York Times Book Review,
Short-listed for the Man Booker Prize
- 2002 Zadie Smith
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