The Resource Why we never danced the Charleston, Harlan Greene, (electronic resource)

Why we never danced the Charleston, Harlan Greene, (electronic resource)

Label
Why we never danced the Charleston
Title
Why we never danced the Charleston
Statement of responsibility
Harlan Greene
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Old stories never end; they just come down the generations to resolve themselves among the living." The scene is Charleston, South Carolina; the time, the 1920s, when old ladies dream of the past and a strange new dance, "the Charleston," is seducing the youth of the city. Years later, whispers emerge of something baffling and tragic that happened back then. As an old man confronts those demanding the truth, we catch brilliant flashes of the confrontation between the dark, doomed Hirsch Hess, son of immigrants, and the fantastically ethereal Ned Grimke, a scion of the city. Told in intoxicatingly beautiful prose, this story of passion, beauty and the deadly effects of sexual repression takes us to a specific time and place, yet simultaneously blossoms as a universal tale of the human heart in conflict with its era. This cult classic, set in the most intriguing period of one of America's most beautiful cities, is now restored to print with an afterword by its author that traces the facts upon which it is based
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Greene, Harlan
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Gay men
  • Social classes
  • Sexual orientation
  • Children of the rich
  • Children of immigrants
  • Repression (Psychology)
  • Charleston (S.C.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Why we never danced the Charleston, Harlan Greene, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11509147
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11509147
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11509147
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Why we never danced the Charleston, Harlan Greene, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11509147
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11509147
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11509147
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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