The Resource Swing Time

Swing Time

Label
Swing Time
Title
Swing Time
Statement of responsibility
Zadie Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Two brown girls dream of being dancers - but only one, Tracey, has talent. The other has ideas: about rhythm and time, about black bodies and black music, what constitutes a tribe, or makes a person truly free. It's a close but complicated childhood friendship that ends abruptly in their early twenties, never to be revisited, but never quite forgotten, either...Dazzlingly energetic and deeply human, Swing Time is a story about friendship and music and stubborn roots, about how we are shaped by these things and how we can survive them. Moving from north-west London to West Africa, it is an exuberant dance to the music of time
Summary
Two dark-skinned dancers with very different talents share a complicated childhood friendship that ends abruptly in early adulthood in a story that transitions from northwest London to West Africa. By the award-winning author of <i>On Beauty</i>.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
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Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2016
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2016
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2016
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10539802
Cataloging source
BT
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Smith, Zadie
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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Contemporary Fiction
Summary expansion
ATLAS
Target audience
adult
Label
Swing Time
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:PRU_399303
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780241965306
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Swing Time
Control code
BORROWBOX:PRU_399303
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780241965306
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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