The Resource Queenie : a novel, Candice Carty-Williams

Queenie : a novel, Candice Carty-Williams

Label
Queenie : a novel
Title
Queenie
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Candice Carty-Williams
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"'[B]rilliant, timely, funny, heartbreaking.'--Jojo Moyes, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You; Bridget Jones's Diary meets Americanah in this disarmingly honest, boldly political, and truly inclusive novel that will speak to anyone who has gone looking for love and found something very different in its place. 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. With 'fresh and honest' (Jojo Moyes) prose, Queenie is a remarkably relatable exploration of what it means to be a modern woman searching for meaning in today's world." --
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
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Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10759975
Cataloging source
DLC
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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
Target audience
adult
Label
Queenie : a novel, 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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
330 pages
Isbn
9781501196010
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2018032717
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1039363273
Label
Queenie : a novel, 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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
330 pages
Isbn
9781501196010
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2018032717
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1039363273

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