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Five-carat soul / James McBride.

Author/Creator:
McBride, James, 1957- author.
Publication:
New York : Riverhead Books, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
308 pages ; 22 cm
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Standardized Title:
Short stories. Selections
Subjects:
Short stories.
Local subjects:
FICTION / Literary. (search)
FICTION / Short Stories (single author.). (search)
FICTION / African American / General. (search)
Form/Genre:
Short stories.
Short stories.
Summary:
"An antiques dealer discovers that a legendary toy commissioned by Civil War General Robert E. Lee now sits in the home of a black minister in Queens. Five strangers find themselves thrown together and face unexpected judgment. An American president draws inspiration from a conversation he overhears in a stable. And members of The Five-Carat Soul Bottom Bone Band recount stories from their own messy and hilarious lives."-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
The under Graham railroad box car set
Buck boy
Ray-Ray's picture box
Blub
Goat
Father Abe
The moaning bench
The Christmas dance
The fish man angel
Mr. P & the wind.
Other format:
Online version: McBride, James, 1957- Five-carat soul.
ISBN:
9780735216693
073521669X
9780735216716
OCLC:
978251639