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"Exciting new fiction from James McBride, the first since his National Book Award-winning novel The Good Lord Bird. The stories in Five-Carat Soul--none of them ever published before--spring from the place where identity, humanity, and history converge. They're funny and poignant, insightful and unpredictable, imaginative and authentic--all told with McBride's unrivaled storytelling skill and meticulous eye for character and detail. McBride explores the ways we learn from the world and the people around us. 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. As McBride did in his National Book award-winning The Good Lord Birdandhis bestselling The Color of Water, he writes with humor and insight about how we struggle to understand who we are in a world we don't fully comprehend. The result is a surprising, perceptive, and evocative collection of stories that is also a moving exploration of our human condition"--
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Grouped Work ID25d430e6-8e3c-7c88-dbc1-f47ca65c5b18
Grouping Titlefive carat soul
Grouping Authorjames mcbride
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2021-11-29 02:08:32AM
Last Indexed2021-11-29 02:57:49AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9780735216693

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Morey, Arthur,
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McBride, James,1957-Father Abe.
McBride, James,1957-Fish man angel.
McBride, James,1957-Five-Carat Soul Bottom Bone Band.
McBride, James,1957-Moaning bench.
McBride, James,1957-Mr. P & the wind.
McBride, James,1957-Under Graham railroad box car set.
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subject_facetAfrican Americans -- Fiction
Audiobooks
Experiential learning -- Fiction
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
Large type books
Short stories
title_displayFive-carat soul
title_fullFive-Carat Soul
Five-carat soul / James McBride
Five-carat soul [text (large print)] / James McBride
title_shortFive-carat soul
topic_facetAfrican American Fiction
African Americans
Experiential learning
Fiction
Interpersonal relations
Literature
Short Stories