My Monticello : fiction / Jocelyn Nicole Johnson.
"An irresistibly accessible yet startlingly bold book of short stories and a novella, inspired by Black lives in America and featuring the gripping eponymous work "My Monticello.""-- Provided by publisher.
Johnson's characters traverse Virginia's landscapes, still stained by some of America's most heinous acts, in pursuit of a place to call home. In each story, she reveals intimate moments within the nation's multitudes, featuring unforgettable characters who struggle beneath burdened inheritances yet manage to persist and love. -- adapted from jacket
- ISBN: 9781250807151
- ISBN: 1250807158
- Physical Description: 210 pages ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2021.
- Copyright: ©2021
Contents / Notes
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Control Negro -- Virginia is not your home -- Something sweet on their tongues -- Buying a house ahead of the apocalypse -- The king of Xandria -- My Monticello.
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