The Resource Big girls don't cry, Connie Briscoe

Big girls don't cry, Connie Briscoe

Label
Big girls don't cry
Title
Big girls don't cry
Statement of responsibility
Connie Briscoe
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Naomi Jefferson was born into a comfortable world only occasionally marred by racism - even when she is called a nigger after wandering into the wrong neighborhood, she learns not to let it touch her too deeply. As a teenager in the 1960s, her biggest concerns are when she'll give up her virginity and if you really can't get pregnant the first time, like her friends tell her. But when her adored older brother, Joshua, seemingly the family's chosen one who is destined for greatness, is killed in a tragic car accident on his way to a civil rights demonstration, the rift between black and white America suddenly becomes personal."--BOOK JACKET. "In an attempt to live up to Joshua's example, Naomi immerses herself in 1970s campus politics. But instead of finding herself, she loses her sense of who she is. She's unsure how to negotiate her way through a world where brothers die for no good reason and the one man she depends on most betrays her with another woman."--BOOK JACKET. "Slapped in the face with such harsh realities, Naomi makes a decision: Politics are useless, romance is hopeless, and what she really needs is a career. But work and success in the 1980s aren't all they're cracked up to be, particularly since the promotions keep going to the white guys. Just when Naomi starts to think that the only person she can depend on is herself, two people walk into her life who make her believe once again that anything worth having is worth fighting for."--BOOK JACKET
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DLC
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Briscoe, Connie
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.R4894
LC item number
B54 1996
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women college students
  • African American college students
  • Young women
  • African American women
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Big girls don't cry, Connie Briscoe
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
376 p.
Isbn
9780449005644
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
96033927
System control number
  • OCM34321622
  • CARL034321622
Label
Big girls don't cry, Connie Briscoe
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
376 p.
Isbn
9780449005644
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
96033927
System control number
  • OCM34321622
  • CARL034321622

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