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The Rib King

The Rib King could hardly be more prescient, as it centers on a Black man who is the face of a food brand.

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Review of ‘The Rib King’

In the era of the belated (and semi-involuntary) retirement of the likes of Uncle Ben, Aunt Jemima and Mrs. Butterworth, The Rib King could hardly be more prescient, as it centers on a Black man who is the face of a food brand.

The novel’s first half takes place near the beginning of World War…

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