Deacon King KongBook - 2020
From Library Staff
Adult Fiction. “McBride portrays a 1969 Brooklyn neighborhood through its outsiders, from the Irish to Italians, Puerto Ricans, and African Americans who came north during the Great Migration. At 71, the titular deacon is the least likely of heroes; residents of the Cause Houses wonder how he’s s... Read More »
Both funny and moving, this novel depicts what happens to the witnesses of a shooting in 1960s New York City, written with McBride’s signature emotional honesty and faith in humanity.