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Fire Shut Up in My Bones: A Memoir

Charles M. Blow
Format
Book
Published
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
Language
English
ISBN
9780544228047, 0544228049
Summary
"New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow mines the compelling poetry of the out-of-time African-American Louisiana town where he grew up--a place where slavery's legacy felt astonishingly close, reverberating in the elders' stories and in the near-constant wash of violence"--Amazon.com.
Contents
  • The house with no steps
  • Thanksgiving
  • Chester
  • The punk next door
  • Look-away Jesus
  • Change
  • Another boy's baby
  • The brothers
  • Hell week
  • The champagne-colored girl
  • Lie detector
  • The just-in-case-gun.
Description
228 pages ; 24 cm
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