The Resource Swing time, Zadie Smith

Swing time, Zadie Smith

Label
Swing time
Title
Swing time
Statement of responsibility
Zadie Smith
Creator
Author
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
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2016
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2016
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10539802
Cataloging source
AU-TuBDP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Zadie
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dancers
  • Female friendship
  • Women, Black
  • Africa, West
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
Swing time, Zadie Smith
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=PRU_399303&b2bSite=1545
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9780241965306-PRU1111662-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9780241965306
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Swing time, Zadie Smith
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=PRU_399303&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9780241965306-PRU1111662-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9780241965306
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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