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
Author
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
Member of
Cataloging source
NHP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brinkley, Jamel
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.R53183
LC item number
A6 2018
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • African American men
  • African American boys
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Bronx (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
A lucky man : stories, Jamel Brinkley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Public Space Book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
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
24 cm
Extent
243 pages
Isbn
9781555978051
Lccn
2017952103
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • on1018176036
  • (OCoLC)1018176036
Label
A lucky man : stories, Jamel Brinkley
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Public Space Book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
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
24 cm
Extent
243 pages
Isbn
9781555978051
Lccn
2017952103
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • on1018176036
  • (OCoLC)1018176036

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