Red at the Bone [electronic resource] / Jacqueline Woodson

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: Named one of the Most Anticipated Books of 2019 by LitHub and The Millions. Called one of the Top 10 Literary Fiction titles of Fall by Publishers Weekly. An extraordinary new novel about the influence of history on a contemporary family, from the New York Times -bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of Another Brooklyn and Brown Girl Dreaming . Two families from different social classes are joined together by an unexpected pregnancy and the child that it produces. Moving forward and backward in time, with the power of poetry and the emotional richness of a narrative ten times its length, Jacqueline Woodson's extraordinary new novel uncovers the role that history and community have played in the experiences, decisions, and relationships of these families, and in the life of this child. As the book opens in 2001, it is the evening of sixteen-year-old Melody's coming of age ceremony in her grandparents' Brooklyn brownstone. Watched lovingly by her relatives and friends, making her entrance to the soundtrack of Prince, she wears a special custom-made dress. But the event is not without poignancy. Sixteen years earlier, that very dress was measured and sewn for a different wearer: Melody's mother, for her own ceremony— a celebration that ultimately never took place. Unfurling the history of Melody's parents and grandparents to show how they all arrived at this moment, Woodson considers not just their ambitions and successes but also the costs, the tolls they've paid for striving to overcome expectations and escape the pull of history. As it explores sexual desire and identity, ambition, gentrification, education, class and status, and the life-altering facts of parenthood, Red at the Bone most strikingly looks at the ways in which young people must so often make long-lasting decisions about their lives—even before they have begun to figure out who they are and what they want to be.
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    • Accession Number:
      fay.663132
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      WOODSON, J.; WOODSON, J.; VARIOUS. Red at the Bone. [electronic resource]. [s.l.] : Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group, 2019. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 20 out. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Woodson J, Woodson J, Various. Red at the Bone. [Electronic Resource]. Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group; 2019. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.663132. Accessed October 20, 2019.
    • APA:
      Woodson, J., Woodson, J., & Various. (2019). Red at the Bone. [electronic resource]. Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.663132
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Woodson, Jacqueline, Jacqueline Woodson, and Various. 2019. Red at the Bone. [Electronic Resource]. Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.663132.
    • Harvard:
      Woodson, J., Woodson, J. and Various (2019) Red at the Bone. [electronic resource]. Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.663132 (Accessed: 20 October 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Woodson, J, Woodson, J & Various 2019, Red at the Bone. [electronic resource], Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group, viewed 20 October 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Woodson, Jacqueline, et al. Red at the Bone. [Electronic Resource]. Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group, 2019. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.663132.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Woodson, Jacqueline, Jacqueline Woodson, and Various. Red at the Bone. [Electronic Resource]. Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group, 2019. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.663132.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Woodson J, Woodson J, Various. Red at the Bone. [electronic resource] [Internet]. Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group; 2019 [cited 2019 Oct 20]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.663132