The Resource Another Brooklyn, Jacqueline Woodson

Another Brooklyn, Jacqueline Woodson

Label
Another Brooklyn
Title
Another Brooklyn
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline Woodson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When August, an anthropologist who has studied the funeral traditions of different cultures, revisits her old neighborhood after her father's death, her reunion with a brother and a chance encounter with an old friend bring back a flood of childhood memories. Flashbacks depict the isolation she felt moving from rural Tennessee to New York and show how her later years were influenced by the black power movement, nearby street violence, her father's religious conversion, and her mother's haunting absence. August's memories of her Brooklyn companions--a tightly knit group of neighborhood girls--are memorable and profound. There's dancer Angela, who keeps her home life a carefully guarded secret; beautiful Gigi, who loses her innocence too young; and Sylvia, "diamonded over, brilliant," whose strict father wants her to study law. With dreams as varied as their conflicts, the young women confront dangers lurking on the streets, discover first love, and pave paths that will eventually lead them in different directions
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Woodson, Jacqueline
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3573.O64524
LC item number
A85 2016b
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print African-American
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women
  • Female friendship
  • Bildungsromans
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Another Brooklyn, Jacqueline Woodson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
243 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410494603
Isbn Type
(large print : hardcover)
Lccn
2016036707
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)956502076
  • 1567247
  • (OCoLC)ocn956502076
  • 1567247
Label
Another Brooklyn, Jacqueline Woodson
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
243 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410494603
Isbn Type
(large print : hardcover)
Lccn
2016036707
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)956502076
  • 1567247
  • (OCoLC)ocn956502076
  • 1567247

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