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Caryl Phillips

Award-winning author Caryl Phillips shares the factbased story of three foreigners—black men attempting to fit into a white world. Francis Barber worked for Dr. Samuel Johnson, and after the good doctor’s death he struggles for respect. Randy Turpin beats Sugar Ray Robinson in 1951, but soon falls into debt and despair. David Oluwale is a Nigerian immigrant who is brutally beaten by Leeds police officers in 1969.

Award-winning author Caryl Phillips shares the factbased story of three foreigners—black men attempting to fit into a white world. Francis Barber worked for Dr. Samuel Johnson, and after the good doctor’s death he struggles for respect. Randy Turpin beats Sugar Ray Robinson in 1951, but soon falls into debt and despair. David Oluwale is a Nigerian immigrant who is brutally beaten by Leeds police officers in 1969.
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Genres:

Romance

Description:

Award-winning author Caryl Phillips shares the factbased story of three foreigners—black men attempting to fit into a white world. Francis Barber worked for Dr. Samuel Johnson, and after the good doctor’s death he struggles for respect. Randy Turpin beats Sugar Ray Robinson in 1951, but soon falls into debt and despair. David Oluwale is a Nigerian immigrant who is brutally beaten by Leeds police officers in 1969.

Language:

English

Narrators:

a full cast

Length:

8h 3m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:42


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

02:05:14


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

03:02:22


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

02:53:41


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

01:30