Heads of the Colored People
StoriesLarge Print - 2019 | Large print edition
Longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction and Kirkus Prize FinalistA stunning new talent in literary fiction, Nafissa Thompson-Spires grapples with black identity and the contemporary middle class in compelling, boundary-pushing vignettes. Each plunges headfirst into the lives of utterly original characters. Some are darkly humorous: two mothers exchanging snide remarks through notes in their kids' backpacks -- while others are devastatingly poignant: a teen torn between her upper middle class upbringing and her desire to fully connect with black culture. Exquisitely rendered, satirical, and captivating, they all shine a light on the simmering tensions and precariousness of black citizenship.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2019
Edition: Large print edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
Branch Call Number: LP THOM
Characteristics: pages cm