Disgruntled

Disgruntled

A Novel

Book - 2015
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"Novel about a young black girl coming of age in Philadelphia in the late '80s and early '90s"--
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780374140342
0374140340
Branch Call Number: FIC SOLOMON 2015
Characteristics: 285 pages ; 22 cm

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lukasevansherman
Oct 30, 2016

While it's a coming of age story, I don't think I'd call it, as the previous commentator did, a YA narrative. If the story is a little familiar, the protagonist, a black girl with activist parents, is a fresh, vibrant character and author Asali Solomon gives her a distincitive voice that is more necessary than ever right now.

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advega718
Sep 30, 2015

An inner city girlhood story in a YA narrative. The bit parts of the father's letters seemed expendable, but overall it was charming and even funny.

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