The Resource No one is coming to save us : a novel, Stephanie Powell Watts

No one is coming to save us : a novel, Stephanie Powell Watts

Label
No one is coming to save us : a novel
Title
No one is coming to save us
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Stephanie Powell Watts
Title variation
No 1 is coming to save us
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
JJ Ferguson has returned home to Pinewood, North Carolina to build his dream home and to woo his high school sweetheart, Ava. But he finds that the people he once knew and loved have changed, just as he has. Ava is now married, and wants a baby more than anything. The decline of the town's once-thriving furniture industry has made Ava's husband Henry grow distant and frustrated. Ava's mother Sylvia has put her own life on hold as she caters to and meddles with those around her, trying to fill the void left by her absent son. And Don, Sylvia's undeserving but charming husband, just won't stop hanging around. JJ's newfound wealth forces everyone to consider what more they want and deserve from life than what they already have and how they might go about getting it. Can they shape their lives to align with their wishes rather than their realities? Or are they resigned to the rhythms of the particular lives they lead? No One Is Coming to Save Us is a revelatory debut from an insightful voice that combines a universally resonant story with an intimate glimpse into the hearts of one family
Summary
A tale inspired by The Great Gatsby is set in the contemporary South and follows the difficulties endured by an extended black family with colliding visions of the American dream
Storyline
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10557196
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Watts, Stephanie Powell
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1896-1940
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fitzgerald, F. Scott
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True
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  • African American families
  • Homecoming
  • City and town life
  • North Carolina
Target audience
adult
Label
No one is coming to save us : a novel, Stephanie Powell Watts
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.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
371 pages
Isbn
9780062472984
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
No one is coming to save us : a novel, Stephanie Powell Watts
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.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
371 pages
Isbn
9780062472984
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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