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How we fight for our lives : a memoir / Saeed Jones.

Jones, Saeed, (author.).

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at SC LENDS.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Colleton - Main Library LPB Jones, Saeed (Text) 3010322183 Adult Large Print Available -
Dorchester - St. George Main Library LGPRINT B JONES JON (Text) 30018005967332 Adult Large Print Available -
Williamsburg - Kingstree LP 811 JONES (Text) 32957000274970 Adult Large Print Non-Fiction Available -
York - Rock Hill Branch BIOGRAPHY JONES (Text) 33205012534349 Adult Large Print Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781432875237
  • ISBN: 143287523X
  • Physical Description: 255 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"'Elergy with Grown Folks' Music' by Saeed Jones first appeared in Tin House #69."
Summary, etc.:
"Haunted and haunting, How We Fight for Our Lives is a stunning coming-of-age memoir. Jones 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 family, 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. An award-winning poet, Jones has developed a style that's as beautiful as it is powerful--a voice that's by turns a river, a blues, and a nightscape set ablaze. How We Fight for Our Lives is a one-of-a-kind memoir and a book that cements Saeed Jones as an essential writer for our time"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Jones, Saeed.
African American authors > Biography.
Gay authors > United States > Biography.
Genre: Large type books.

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