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The Resource Sometimes I trip on how happy we could be : essays, Nichole Perkins

Sometimes I trip on how happy we could be : essays, Nichole Perkins

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Sometimes I trip on how happy we could be : essays
Title
Sometimes I trip on how happy we could be
Title remainder
essays
Statement of responsibility
Nichole Perkins
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Pop culture is the Pandora's Box of our lives. Racism, wealth, poverty, beauty, inclusion, exclusion, and hope--all of these intractable and unavoidable features course through the media we consume. Examining pop culture's impact on her life, Nichole Perkins takes readers on a rollicking trip through the last twenty years of music, media and the internet from the perspective of one southern Black woman. She explores her experience with mental illness and how the TV series Frasier served as a crutch, how her role as mistress led her to certain internet message boards that prepared her for current day social media, and what it means to figure out desire and sexuality and Prince in a world where marriage is the only acceptable goal for women. Combining her sharp wit, stellar pop culture sensibility, and trademark spirited storytelling, Nichole boldly tackles the damage done to women, especially Black women, by society's failure to confront the myths and misogyny at its heart, and her efforts to stop the various cycles that limit confidence within herself. By using her own life and loves as a unique vantage point, Nichole humorously and powerfully illuminates how to take the best pop culture has to offer and discard the harmful bits, offering a mirror into our own lives"--
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contains biographical information
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11001326
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DLC
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Perkins, Nichole
Dewey number
810.9/896073
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3616.E7465
LC item number
Z46 2021
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Perkins, Nichole
  • African American authors
  • African American women authors
  • Podcasters
  • Popular culture
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essays
Label
Sometimes I trip on how happy we could be : essays, Nichole Perkins
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Publication
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Includes reading group guide discussion questions
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
2021010633
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
263 pages
Isbn
9781538702741
Lccn
2021010633
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1246677747
Label
Sometimes I trip on how happy we could be : essays, Nichole Perkins
Publication
Note
Includes reading group guide discussion questions
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
2021010633
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
263 pages
Isbn
9781538702741
Lccn
2021010633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1246677747

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