4 edition of Another Brooklyn found in the catalog.
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 61 p. :|
|Number of Pages||79|
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People Magazine Jacqueline Woodson is a gorgeous writer…lyrical prose, really, really beautiful. Another Brooklyn is heartbreaking and restorative, a gorgeous and generous paean to all we must leave behind on the path to becoming ourselves.
These notes were contributed by members of the GradeSaver community. Los Angeles Times Book Review …it is the personal encounters that form the gorgeous center of this intense, moving novel. As time passes, each of the girls gets a boyfriend, and they disappear with these boys into the dark corners of the park, where they become more and more physically intimate.
It has been 20 years since August last lived in Brooklyn. In Another Brooklyn Jacqueline Woodson has created a beautiful wisp of a story, one built on memories and the gaps in Another Brooklyn.
At 35, August, a worldly anthropologist, back in New York City to bury her father, recalls her growing up years. From an adult vantage point, August narrates this memoirlike novel of those years in which school, sex, talent, and family prove to widen Another Brooklyn narrow the paths of the young women's futures.
Apparently, he recently pulled Gigi into the dark and raped her.
My father could have given in to the bottle or the needle or a woman and left my brother and me to care for ourselves - or worse, in the care of New York City Children's Services, where, my father said, there was seldom a happy ending. Mine Another Brooklyn have been a more tragic story.
This is an incredible and memorable book. So begins her sheltered, nearly impoverished city life. I watched until they disappeared, wondering who they were, how they.
Written in spare vignettes, sometimes with only a few sentences to a page, Another Brooklyn can feel like living in someone else's dream.
After Gigi is assaulted, the girls pool their money to buy razor blades to put in their braids, like Pam Grier in Coffy.
Every gorgeous page leads to another revelation, another poignant event, or memory.
August returns to Brooklyn as an adult for her father's funeral and through flashbacks, reminiscences, a stream 4.