The Resource Heads of the colored people : stories, Nafissa Thompson-Spires

Heads of the colored people : stories, Nafissa Thompson-Spires

Label
Heads of the colored people : stories
Title
Heads of the colored people
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Nafissa Thompson-Spires
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"[T]his collection of ... stories examines the concept of black identity in this so-called post-racial era .... Some [stories] are darkly humorous--from two mothers exchanging snide remarks through notes in their kids' backpacks, to the young girl contemplating how best to notify her Facebook friends of her impending suicide--while others are devastatingly poignant--a new mother and funeral singer who is driven to madness with grief for the young black boys who have fallen victim to gun violence, or the teen who struggles between her upper middle class upbringing and her desire to fully connect with black culture"--
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thompson-Spires, Nafissa
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3620.H6885
LC item number
A6 2018
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Blacks
  • Short stories, American
Label
Heads of the colored people : stories, Nafissa Thompson-Spires
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-203)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First 37INK/Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
209 pages
Isbn
9781501168000
Lccn
2017050727
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 2017050727
  • (OCoLC)989963508
Label
Heads of the colored people : stories, Nafissa Thompson-Spires
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-203)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First 37INK/Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
209 pages
Isbn
9781501168000
Lccn
2017050727
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 2017050727
  • (OCoLC)989963508

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