The Resource Heavy : an American memoir, by Kiese Laymon, (electronic resource)

Heavy : an American memoir, by Kiese Laymon, (electronic resource)

Label
Heavy : an American memoir
Title
Heavy
Title remainder
an American memoir
Statement of responsibility
by Kiese Laymon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Laymon writes eloquently and honestly about the physical manifestations of violence, grief, trauma, and abuse on his own body. He writes of his own eating disorder and gambling addiction as well as similar issues that run throughout his family. Through self-exploration, storytelling, and honest conversation with family and friends, Heavy seeks to bring what has been hidden into the light and to reckon with all of its myriad sources, from the most intimate--a mother-child relationship--to the most universal--a society that has undervalued and abused black bodies for centuries"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Laymon, Kiese
Dewey number
305.896/073
Index
no index present
LC call number
E185.97.L394
LC item number
A3 2018eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Laymon, Kiese
  • Laymon, Kiese
  • Laymon, Kiese
  • African Americans
  • Compulsive gamblers
  • Eating disorders
  • Mother and child
  • African Americans
  • Compulsive gamblers
  • Eating disorders
  • Families
  • Mother and child
  • HISTORY / United States / General
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Social Scientists & Psychologists
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Minority Studies
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Heavy : an American memoir, by Kiese Laymon, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=339&titleID=2621219
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: been -- Boy man -- Black abundance -- Home worked -- Addict Americans -- Epilogue: bend
Control code
on1057342847
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 241 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501125690
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0DF02C5F-E665-4668-BCF4-C34C5CF3B2CF
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1057342847
  • (OCoLC)1057342847
Label
Heavy : an American memoir, by Kiese Laymon, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=339&titleID=2621219
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: been -- Boy man -- Black abundance -- Home worked -- Addict Americans -- Epilogue: bend
Control code
on1057342847
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 241 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501125690
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0DF02C5F-E665-4668-BCF4-C34C5CF3B2CF
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1057342847
  • (OCoLC)1057342847

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