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The Resource How we fight for our lives : a memoir, Saeed Jones

How we fight for our lives : a memoir, Saeed Jones

Label
How we fight for our lives : a memoir
Title
How we fight for our lives
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Saeed Jones
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Haunted and haunting, How We Fight For Our Lives tells the story of a young, black, gay man from the South as he fights to carve out a place for himself, within his family, within his country, within his own hopes, desires, and fears. Through a series of vignettes that chart a course across the American landscape, Jones draws readers into his boyhood and adolescence--into tumultuous relationships with his mother and grandmother, into passing flings with lovers, friends and strangers. Each piece builds into a larger examination of race and queerness, power and vulnerability, love and grief: a portrait of what we all do for one another--and to one another--as we fight to become ourselves
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction, 2019.
  • Lambda Literary Award for Gay Memoir/Biography, 2020.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2019.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2019
  • Stonewall Book Awards: Israel Fishman Non-fiction Award, 2020.
Awards note
Ohioana Book Award Finalist, Nonfiction 2021
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10825409
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Saeed
Dewey number
  • 811/.6
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jones, Saeed
  • African American authors
  • Gay authors
Label
How we fight for our lives : a memoir, Saeed Jones
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
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xii, 192 pages
Isbn
9781501132735
Lccn
2019002515
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)on1086495363
Label
How we fight for our lives : a memoir, Saeed Jones
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xii, 192 pages
Isbn
9781501132735
Lccn
2019002515
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)on1086495363

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