The Resource Heavy : an American memoir, Kiese Laymon, (large print)

Heavy : an American memoir, Kiese Laymon, (large print)

Label
Heavy : an American memoir
Title
Heavy
Title remainder
an American memoir
Statement of responsibility
Kiese Laymon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this stylish and complex memoir, Laymon, an English professor at the University of Mississippi and novelist (Long Division), presents bittersweet episodes of being a chubby outsider in 1980s Mississippi
Summary
An essayist and novelist explores what the weight of a lifetime of secrets, lies and deception does to a black body, a black family and a nation teetering on the brink of moral collapse
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Non-Fiction, 2019.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prizes, Christopher Isherwood Prize for Autobiographical Prose, 2018.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2018
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2019.
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10732683
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Laymon, Kiese
Dewey number
  • 813/.6
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3612.A959
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print biographies and memoirs
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Laymon, Kiese
  • Laymon, Kiese
  • African American authors
  • Compulsive gamblers
  • Eating disorders
  • Mother and child
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an American memoir
Label
Heavy : an American memoir, Kiese Laymon, (large print)
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
Contents
Prologue: been -- Boy man -- Black abundance -- Home worked -- Addict Americans -- Epilogue: bend
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
351 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432861421
Lccn
2018046426
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Heavy : an American memoir, Kiese Laymon, (large print)
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
Contents
Prologue: been -- Boy man -- Black abundance -- Home worked -- Addict Americans -- Epilogue: bend
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
351 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432861421
Lccn
2018046426
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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