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The Resource You can't touch my hair and other things I still have to explain, Phoebe Robinson

You can't touch my hair and other things I still have to explain, Phoebe Robinson

Label
You can't touch my hair and other things I still have to explain
Title
You can't touch my hair and other things I still have to explain
Statement of responsibility
Phoebe Robinson
Title variation
You cannot touch my hair and other things I still have to explain
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A hilarious and affecting essay collection about race, gender, and pop culture from celebrated stand-up comedian and WNYC podcaster Phoebe Robinson
Summary
The stand-up comedian and WNYC podcaster offers humorous, poignant essays describing her experience as a black woman in modern America on topics such as how she's been questioned on her love of Billy Joel and U2 and why you can't touch her hair
Storyline
Tone
Award
Amelia Bloomer List, 2018.
Biography type
autobiography
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10534376
Cataloging source
DLC
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Robinson, Phoebe
Dewey number
  • 792.7/6028092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Robinson, Phoebe
  • Robinson, Phoebe
  • African American women comedians
  • Television comedy writers
Target audience
adult
Label
You can't touch my hair and other things I still have to explain, Phoebe Robinson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Plume book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- From Little Rock Nine to nappy hair, don't care in eighteen & half-ish years -- A brief history of black hair in film, TV, music, & media -- My nine favorite not-so-guilty pleasures -- Welcome to being black -- Dear future female president: my list of demands -- How to avoid being the black friend -- Uppity -- Casting calls for people of color that were not written by people of color -- The angry black woman myth -- People, places, & things that need to do better -- Letters to Olivia
Control code
ocn945352996
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xxxii, 285 pages
Isbn
9780143129202
Lccn
2016018322
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)945352996
Label
You can't touch my hair and other things I still have to explain, Phoebe Robinson
Publication
Note
"A Plume book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- From Little Rock Nine to nappy hair, don't care in eighteen & half-ish years -- A brief history of black hair in film, TV, music, & media -- My nine favorite not-so-guilty pleasures -- Welcome to being black -- Dear future female president: my list of demands -- How to avoid being the black friend -- Uppity -- Casting calls for people of color that were not written by people of color -- The angry black woman myth -- People, places, & things that need to do better -- Letters to Olivia
Control code
ocn945352996
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xxxii, 285 pages
Isbn
9780143129202
Lccn
2016018322
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)945352996

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