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Pushkin and the Queen of Spades

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Windsor Armstrong is a polished, Harvard educated, African American professor of Russian literature. Her son, Pushkin X, is an exceedingly famous pro-football player, an achievement that impresses his mother not at all. Even more distressing, however, is that her beloved son has just become engaged to a gorgeous white Russian émigré who also happens to be a lap dancer. For Windsor, this is no laughing matter. Determined to get to the source of it, she embarks on a journey into her own rich past. As she moves ever closer to the secret that has cast a shadow over her life, she discovers that the half-lies she has fed her son don’t add up to the beauty of the truth.
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subject_facet African American families -- Fiction, African American women college teachers -- Fiction, Football players -- Fiction, Interracial dating -- Fiction, Mothers and sons -- Fiction, Parent and adult child -- Fiction, Russian teachers -- Fiction
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title Pushkin and the Queen of Spades
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