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The Resource How to slowly kill yourself and others in America : essays, Kiese Laymon

How to slowly kill yourself and others in America : essays, Kiese Laymon

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How to slowly kill yourself and others in America : essays
Title
How to slowly kill yourself and others in America
Title remainder
essays
Statement of responsibility
Kiese Laymon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A revised collection with thirteen essays, including six new to this edition and seven from the original edition, by the'star in the American literary firmament, with a voice that is courageous, honest, loving, and singularly beautiful (NPR)... Brilliant and uncompromising, piercing and funny, How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America is essential reading. This new edition of award-winning author Kiese Laymon's first work of nonfiction looks inward, drawing heavily on the author and his family's experiences, while simultaneously examining the world Mississippi, the South, the United States'that has shaped their lives. With subjects that range from an interview with his mother to reflections on Ole Miss football, Outkast, and the labor of Black women, these thirteen insightful essays highlight Laymon's profound love of language and his artful rendering of experience, trumpeting why he is'simply one of the most talented writers in America (New York magazine)
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Writing style
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10934648
Cataloging source
YDX
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Laymon, Kiese
Dewey number
  • 814.6
  • 813.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3612.A959
LC item number
Z46 2020
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Laymon, Kiese
  • African American novelists
  • African American teachers
  • Jackson (Miss.)
  • Laymon, Kiese
  • African American novelists
  • African American teachers
  • Mississippi
Target audience
adult
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essays
Label
How to slowly kill yourself and others in America : essays, Kiese Laymon
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in 2013
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note #2 -- Mississippi : an awakening, in days -- What I pledge allegiance to -- Da art of storytellin' (a prequel) -- How they do in Oxford -- Hey Mama : an essay in emails -- Echo : Mychal, Darnell, Kiese, Kai, and Marlon -- Daydreaming with D'Andre Brown -- You are the second person -- Hip hop stole my Southern black boy -- Our kind of ridiculous -- How to slowly kill yourself and others in America -- The worst of white folk -- You will never know
Control code
on1184237030
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
  • Revised edition.
  • First Scribner trade paperback edition.
Extent
xvi, 159 pages :
Isbn
9781982170820
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1184237030
Label
How to slowly kill yourself and others in America : essays, Kiese Laymon
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in 2013
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note #2 -- Mississippi : an awakening, in days -- What I pledge allegiance to -- Da art of storytellin' (a prequel) -- How they do in Oxford -- Hey Mama : an essay in emails -- Echo : Mychal, Darnell, Kiese, Kai, and Marlon -- Daydreaming with D'Andre Brown -- You are the second person -- Hip hop stole my Southern black boy -- Our kind of ridiculous -- How to slowly kill yourself and others in America -- The worst of white folk -- You will never know
Control code
on1184237030
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
  • Revised edition.
  • First Scribner trade paperback edition.
Extent
xvi, 159 pages :
Isbn
9781982170820
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1184237030

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