The Resource They come in all colors : a novel, Malcolm Hansen

They come in all colors : a novel, Malcolm Hansen

Label
They come in all colors : a novel
Title
They come in all colors
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Malcolm Hansen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Secret Life of Bees meets Paul Beatty's The White Boy Shuffle in this bold debut novel, set between the deep South and New York City during the 1960s and early 70s, following a biracial teenage boy whose new life in a big city is disrupted by childhood memories of the summer when racial tensions in his hometown reached a tipping point. It's 1969 when fifteen-year-old Huey Fairchild begins his first day at Claremont Prep, one of New York City's most prestigious boys' schools. His mother had uprooted her family from their small hometown of Akersburg, Georgia a few years earlier, leaving behind Huey's white father and the racial unrest that ran deeper than the Chattahoochee River. But forgetting his past is easier said than done. At Claremont, where the only other non-white person is the janitor, Huey quickly realizes that racism can lurk beneath even the nicest school uniform. And after a quick slip of his temper, Huey finds himself on academic probation and facing legal charges. With his promising academic career in limbo, Huey begins examining his current predicament at Claremont through the lens of his childhood memories of growing up in Akersburg during the Civil Rights Movement
Storyline
Character
Award
BCALA Literary Award for First Novelist, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10658566
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hansen, Malcolm
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage boys
  • Racially mixed people
  • Private schools
  • Race relations
  • Civil rights
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
Label
They come in all colors : a novel, Malcolm Hansen
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
1950666
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria books hardcover edition.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9781501172328
Lccn
2017052461
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781501172328
  • (OCoLC)989963853
Label
They come in all colors : a novel, Malcolm Hansen
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
1950666
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria books hardcover edition.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9781501172328
Lccn
2017052461
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781501172328
  • (OCoLC)989963853

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