A Particular Kind of Black Man

Tope Folarin (Author) Prentice Onayemi (Read by)

Product Details

Simon & Schuster Audio
Publish Date
August 06, 2019
Compact Disc

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About the Author

Tope Folarin is a Nigerian-American writer based in Washington, DC. He won the Caine Prize for African Writing in 2013 and was shortlisted once again in 2016. He was also recently named to the Africa39 list of the most promising African writers under 40. He was educated at Morehouse College and the University of Oxford, where he earned two Masters degrees as a Rhodes Scholar. He is the author of A Particular Kind of Black Man.

Prentice Onayemi is an Earphones Award-winning audiobook narrator and a voice and film actor who is known for his roles in The Steam-Room Crooner, AmeriQua, and as Joey in the Tony Award-winning play War Horse.


"From the breathless first sentence, to the devastating last, this is a particularly mesmerizing kind of novel."

-- "Marlon James, Man Booker Prize-winning author"