The Resource Girl, woman, other, Bernardine Evaristo

Girl, woman, other, Bernardine Evaristo

Label
Girl, woman, other
Title
Girl, woman, other
Statement of responsibility
Bernardine Evaristo
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Welcome to Newcastle, 1905. Ten-year-old Grace is an orphan dreaming of the mysterious African father she will never meet. Cornwall, 1953. Winsome is a young bride, recently arrived from Barbados, realising the man she married might be a fool. London, 1980. Amma is the fierce queen of her squatters' palace, ready to Smash The Patriarchy with a new kind of feminist theatre. Oxford, 2008. Carole is rejecting her cultural background (Nigeria by way of Peckham) to blend in at her posh university. Northumberland, 2017. Morgan, who used to be Megan, is visiting Hattie who's in her nineties, who used to be young and strong, who fights to remain independent, and who still misses Slim every day. Welcome to Britain and twelve very different people - mostly women, mostly black - who call it home. Teeming with life and crackling with energy, Girl, Woman, Other follows them across the miles and down the years. With vivid originality, irrepressible wit and sly wisdom, Bernardine Evaristo presents a gloriously new kind of history for this old country: ever-dynamic, ever-expanding and utterly irresistible
Summary
From one of Britain’s most celebrated writers of color, a magnificent portrayal of the intersections of identity among an interconnected group of Black British women.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Man Booker Prize, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10775123
Cataloging source
WWBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Evaristo, Bernardine
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feminism
  • Women
  • Africans
  • Self-realisation in women
  • Families
  • Coming of age
  • Orphans
  • Brides
  • Women
  • Women
  • Older women
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Women, Black
  • Friendship
  • Feminism
  • England
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Girl, woman, other, Bernardine Evaristo
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
000065280637
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
452 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780241364901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1101196093
Label
Girl, woman, other, Bernardine Evaristo
Publication
Copyright
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
000065280637
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
452 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780241364901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1101196093

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