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The Resource Another Brooklyn : a novel, Jacqueline Woodson

Another Brooklyn : a novel, Jacqueline Woodson

Label
Another Brooklyn : a novel
Title
Another Brooklyn
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline Woodson
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Torn between the fantasies of her youth and the realities of a life marked by violence and abandonment, August reunites with a beloved old friend who challenges her to reconcile past inconsistencies and come to terms with the difficulties that forced her to grow up too quickly
Summary
August is 35 the year she returns to Brooklyn to bury her father, and a chance encounter with a friend in her old neighborhood prompts a flood of memories from her youth. Having moved to Brooklyn at eight, August's coming of age was marked by a search for belonging, close friendships, freedom, and the little-understood absence of her mother. Her memories explore what it was like to be an African-American girl (and teen) in the 1970s, what possibilities existed -- and what challenges. This tale of friendship, love, and loss cuts back and forth through time. -- Description by Shauna Griffin
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Award
  • BCALA Literary Award for Fiction, 2017.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2016.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2016
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10494582
Cataloging source
TXN
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Another Brooklyn : a novel, Jacqueline Woodson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20768079
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
175 pages
Isbn
9780062359988
Lccn
bl2016026719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)954479641
Label
Another Brooklyn : a novel, Jacqueline Woodson
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20768079
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
175 pages
Isbn
9780062359988
Lccn
bl2016026719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)954479641

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