The Resource John Woman, Walter Mosley

John Woman, Walter Mosley

Label
John Woman
Title
John Woman
Statement of responsibility
Walter Mosley
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At twelve years old, Cornelius, the son of an Italian-American woman and an older black man from Mississippi named Herman, secretly takes over his father's job at a silent film theater in New York's East Village. Five years later, as Herman lives out his last days, he shares his wisdom with his son, explaining that the person who controls the narrative of history controls their own fate. After his father dies and his mother disappears, Cornelius sets about reinventing himself--as Professor John Woman, a man who will spread Herman's teachings into the classrooms of his unorthodox southwestern university and beyond. But there are other individuals who are attempting to influence the narrative of John Woman, and who might know something about the facts of his hidden past
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mosley, Walter
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.O88456
LC item number
J64 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and sons
  • College teachers
  • Secrecy
  • False personation
  • African American men
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
John Woman, Walter Mosley
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
24 cm
Edition
  • First edition.
  • First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
377 pages
Isbn
9780802128416
Lccn
2018012867
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • on1029807741
  • (OCoLC)1029807741
Label
John Woman, Walter Mosley
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
24 cm
Edition
  • First edition.
  • First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
377 pages
Isbn
9780802128416
Lccn
2018012867
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • on1029807741
  • (OCoLC)1029807741

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