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The Resource Ballad of Black Tom, Victor LaValle

Ballad of Black Tom, Victor LaValle

Label
Ballad of Black Tom
Title
Ballad of Black Tom
Statement of responsibility
Victor LaValle
Creator
Subject
Genre
Summary
HORROR & GHOST STORIES. People move to New York looking for magic and nothing will convince them it isn't there.Charles Thomas Tester hustles to put food on the table, keep the roof over his father's head, from Harlem to Flushing Meadows to Red Hook. He knows what magic a suit can cast, the invisibility a guitar case can provide, and the curse written on his skin that attracts the eye of wealthy white folks and their cops. But when he delivers an occult page to a reclusive sorceress in the heart of Queens, Tom opens a door to a deeper realm of magic, and earns the attention of things best left sleeping.A storm that might swallow the world is building in Brooklyn. Will Black Tom live to see it break?"LaValle's novella of sorcery and skullduggery in Jazz Age New York is a magnificent example of what weird fiction can and should do
Cataloging source
WWBK
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1972-
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LaValle, Victor D.
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  • African American men
  • Doorways
  • Magic
  • Nineteen twenties
  • New York (N.Y.)
Label
Ballad of Black Tom, Victor LaValle
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
43990757
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
151 pages
Isbn
9780765387868
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 43990757
  • (Sirsi) 43990757
Label
Ballad of Black Tom, Victor LaValle
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
43990757
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
151 pages
Isbn
9780765387868
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 43990757
  • (Sirsi) 43990757

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