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The Resource Queenie, Candice Carty-Williams

Queenie, Candice Carty-Williams

Label
Queenie
Title
Queenie
Statement of responsibility
Candice Carty-Williams
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Queenie Jenkins is a 25-year-old Jamaican British woman living in London, straddling two cultures and slotting neatly into neither. She works at a national newspaper, where she's constantly forced to compare herself to her white middle class peers. After a messy break up from her long-term white boyfriend, Queenie seeks comfort in all the wrong places . . . including several hazardous men who do a good job of occupying brain space and a bad job of affirming self-worth. As Queenie careens from one questionable decision to another, she finds herself wondering, 'What are you doing? Why are you doing it? Who do you want to be?' -- all of the questions today's woman must face in a world trying to answer them for her
Summary
Constantly compared to her white middle-class peers, a young Jamaican-British woman in London makes a series of questionable decisions in the aftermath of a messy breakup before challenging herself to figure out who she wants to be
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10759975
Cataloging source
QPPLbeng
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1989-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carty-Williams, Candice
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jamaicans
  • Women
  • Interpersonal relations
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
Queenie, Candice Carty-Williams
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
000065195120
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9781409180050
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1096381548
Label
Queenie, Candice Carty-Williams
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
000065195120
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9781409180050
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1096381548

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