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The Resource Dear father : breaking the cycle of pain, J. Ivy

Dear father : breaking the cycle of pain, J. Ivy

Label
Dear father : breaking the cycle of pain
Title
Dear father
Title remainder
breaking the cycle of pain
Statement of responsibility
J. Ivy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Grammy Award-winning artist and poet J. Ivy bares his soul in this inspirational memoir of pain transformed into healing and empowerment. Known as "hip-hop's favorite poet," J. Ivy is a true pioneer and trendsetter who has bridged the worlds of hip-hop and performance poetry through his appearances on HBO's Def Poetry and his collaboration with Kanye West and Jay-Z. But throughout his success, he carried with him the pain of being abandoned by his father and growing up in the tough neighborhoods of Chicago's South Side. So he sat down with pen and paper and processed his pain the only way he knew how--through poetry. The resulting poem, Dear Father, became his vehicle of forgiveness and healing. It is a pivotal poem that has touched and inspired the lives of millions. Fused with his signature raw lyricism and street consciousness, J. Ivy's memoir shows what it takes to deal with your emotions before your emotions deal with you. His story is personal yet universal, and will inspire others to channel whatever pain they have experienced into their own powerful gift of expression"--
Summary
The rap musician and poet presents an honest and inspirational memoir in which he draws on his painful past of being abandoned by his father and growing up on Chicago's South Side to show what it takes to deal with one's emotions
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
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10392114
Cataloging source
DLC
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1976-
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Ivy, J.
Dewey number
  • 811/.6
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Ivy, J
  • Poets, American
  • Rap musicians
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
  • BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Inspiration & Personal Growth
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
breaking the cycle of pain
Label
Dear father : breaking the cycle of pain, J. Ivy
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn890080192
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books/Beyond Words hardcover edition.
Extent
xviii, 286 pages
Isbn
9781582705088
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2014024650
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)890080192
Label
Dear father : breaking the cycle of pain, J. Ivy
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn890080192
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books/Beyond Words hardcover edition.
Extent
xviii, 286 pages
Isbn
9781582705088
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2014024650
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)890080192

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