The Resource A lucky man : stories, Jamel Brinkley

A lucky man : stories, Jamel Brinkley

Label
A lucky man : stories
Title
A lucky man
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Jamel Brinkley
Creator
Contributor
Author
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the nine expansive, searching stories of A lucky man, fathers and sons attempt to salvage relationships with friends and family members and confront mistakes made in the past. An imaginative young boy from the Bronx goes swimming with his group from day camp at a backyard pool in the suburbs, and faces the effects of power and privilege in ways he can barely grasp. A teen intent on proving himself a man through the all-night revel of J'Ouvert can't help but look out for his impressionable younger brother. A pair of college boys on the prowl follow two girls home from a party and have to own the uncomfortable truth of their desires. And at a Capoeira conference, two brothers grapple with how to tell the story of their family, caught in the dance of their painful, fractured history. Jamel Brinkley's stories, in a debut that announces the arrival of a significant new voice, reflect the tenderness and vulnerability of black men and boys whose hopes sometimes betray them, especially in a world shaped by race, gender, and class--where luck may be the greatest fiction of all." --Amazon.com
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Cataloging source
TLC
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Brinkley, Jamel
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.R53183
LC item number
A6 2018
Literary form
short stories
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • African American men
  • African American boys
  • Short stories, American
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Short Stories (single author)
  • African American boys
  • African American men
  • Short stories, American
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Bronx (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (State)
  • New York (State)
Label
A lucky man : stories, Jamel Brinkley
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Public Space Book."
  • Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Clifton's place
  • No more than a bubble
  • J'ouvert, 1996
  • I happy am
  • Everything the mouth eats
  • A family
  • A lucky man
  • Infinite happiness
  • Wolf and Rhonda
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781555979959
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C4EFFEAA-DB8B-4727-9E9C-7A73CED608B7
System control number
  • (TLC)erc0000638289
  • 1886647
Label
A lucky man : stories, Jamel Brinkley
Link
Publication
Note
  • "A Public Space Book."
  • Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Clifton's place
  • No more than a bubble
  • J'ouvert, 1996
  • I happy am
  • Everything the mouth eats
  • A family
  • A lucky man
  • Infinite happiness
  • Wolf and Rhonda
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781555979959
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C4EFFEAA-DB8B-4727-9E9C-7A73CED608B7
System control number
  • (TLC)erc0000638289
  • 1886647

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