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The Resource Heavy : an American memoir, Kiese Laymon

Heavy : an American memoir, Kiese Laymon

Label
Heavy : an American memoir
Title
Heavy
Title remainder
an American memoir
Statement of responsibility
Kiese Laymon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What does the weight of a lifetime of secrets, lies and deception do to a black body, a black family and a nation teetering on the brink of moral collapse? In 'Heavy', Laymon writes about growing up a hard-headed black son to a complicated and brilliant black mother in Jackson, Mississippi. From his early experiences of sexual violence, to his suspension from college, to his career as a young college professor, Laymon charts his complex relationship with his mother, grandmother, abuse, anorexia, obesity, sex, writing and ultimately gambling
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Laymon, Kiese
Dewey number
  • 813.6
  • 813.6
  • 813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Laymon, Kiese
  • Laymon, Kiese
  • Laymon family
  • African Americans
  • Literature
Label
Heavy : an American memoir, Kiese Laymon
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781526605757
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 241 pages
Isbn
9781526605757
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Heavy : an American memoir, Kiese Laymon
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781526605757
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 241 pages
Isbn
9781526605757
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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