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My Monticello : fiction / Jocelyn Nicole Johnson.

Johnson, Jocelyn Nicole, (author.). Johnson, Jocelyn Nicole. Container of (work): Control Negro. (Added Author). Johnson, Jocelyn Nicole. Container of (work): Virginia is not your home. (Added Author). Johnson, Jocelyn Nicole. Container of (work): Something sweet on our tongues. (Added Author). Johnson, Jocelyn Nicole. Container of (work): Buying a house ahead of the apocalypse. (Added Author). Johnson, Jocelyn Nicole. Container of (work): The king of Xandria. (Added Author). Johnson, Jocelyn Nicole. Container of (work): My Monticello. (Added Author).

Summary

Summary:

"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

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781250807151
  • ISBN: 1250807158
  • Physical Description: 210 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2021.

Contents / Notes

Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Subject: African Americans > Social conditions > 21st century > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Monticello (Va.) > Fiction.
Virginia > Fiction.
Genre: Novellas.
Short stories.
Short stories.
Novellas.

Currently available copies

  • 10 / 18 copies available at PINES (Show)
  • 1 / 1 copies available at Newton County Library System

Holds

  • 6 current holds
Library System: Library Branch Name
Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status  
Newton County Library System:
      Covington Branch Library
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