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📚 Happy Publication Day 📚 ⠀ ✨ Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour ⠀ Synopsis: There’s nothing like a Black salesman on a mi…

📚 Happy Publication Day 📚

✨ Black Buck
by Mateo Askaripour

Synopsis: There’s nothing like a Black salesman on a mission.

An unambitious twenty-two-year-old, Darren lives in a Bed-Stuy brownstone with his mother, who wants nothing more than to see him live up to his potential as the valedictorian of Bronx Science. But Darren is content working at Starbucks in the lobby of a Midtown office building, hanging out with his girlfriend, Soraya, and eating his mother’s home-cooked meals. All that changes when a chance encounter with Rhett Daniels, the silver-tongued CEO of Sumwun, NYC’s hottest tech startup, results in an exclusive invitation for Darren to join an elite sales team on the thirty-sixth floor.

After enduring a “hell week” of training, Darren, the only Black person in the company, reimagines himself as “Buck,” a ruthless salesman unrecognizable to his friends and family. But when things turn tragic at home and Buck feels he’s hit rock bottom, he begins to hatch a plan to help young people of color infiltrate America’s sales force, setting off a chain of events that forever changes the game.


✨ Thank you #partner @hmhbooks for this gifted copy and the opportunity for an early review!

✨ Let’s wish this title a happy book birthday! Like, share, comment! 😁

💋 xoxo,
Kat

P.S. #DiversifyYourBookshelf with #BlackBuck by #mateoaskaripour
#BookBirthday ! Add this to your #tbr ! Hello #bibliolifestyle 👋🏾 #DiversityEqualityInclusion #BlackVoices for all #ReadersOfInstagram to celebrate! #DiversifyYourBookshelf
Thanks to @hmhbooks #igreads and my desire to #ReadAllTheBooks my #TBRpile is taking over!

Sincerely yours,
#BlackGirlReading 📚

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