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Newsome, Carman

Works: 8 works in 14 publications in 1 language and 305 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Carman Newsome
Publications by Carman Newsome
Publications by Carman Newsome, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Carman Newsome
Lying lips ( visu )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
In this melodrama, a nightclub singer is unjustly convicted and sent to prison for the murder of her aunt. Her boyfriend and a detective set out to prove she is innocent
The girl in room 20 Son of Ingagi ; The girl from Chicago ; Lying lips ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
(Girl in room 20) A girl goes to New York to make her way as a singer. Befriended by Joe, a kind hearted taxi driver, she finally gets a job singing only to be pursued by a slick club manager who just happens to also be married. Joe calls her boyfriend back home and he comes running to save the girl. (Son of Ingagi) An ape man steals a bride and whisks her to his lab. (Girl from Chicago) Alonso White is an African American U.S. Secret Service agent sent to Virginia to investigate Jeff Ballinger, a town boss. (Lying lips) After a nightclub singer is framed for murder and sent to prison, her detective boyfriend uncovers the real crooks
The blood of Jesus ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Blood of Jesus: Concerns the accidental shooting of a woman and of the faith in Jesus that brings her back. As she lies dying, her soul goes on a symbolic journey in which it rejects Hell for Zion, Satan for God, at the foot of the cross. When she awakens recovered, the choir of sisters and brothers from the church come in to sing and celebrate the miracle. Offers a glimpse into Southern Baptist life from an African-American perspective
Moon over Harlem ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Swing!: Ted Gregory is trying to become the first black producer to mount a show on Broadway but his star singer is getting in the way. When the singer breaks her leg in an accident, a wardrobe girl for Gregory steps up to fill in for the injured star
Swing! ( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Mandy Jenkins leaves Alabama for Harlem, where she lands a seamstress job with a financially troubled musical. Ted Gregory is trying to become the first black producer to mount a show on Broadway. When the star of the show, hard-drinking Eloise Jackson, accidentally breaks her leg in a fall, Ted turns to Mandy for help
The Devil's daughter Lying lips ( visu )
in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Lying lips (60 min.): A nightclub singer is wrongly convicted of murdering her aunt
God's step children ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Naomi, a light-skinned African American child, is deserted by her mother and cared for by a kindly widow. When she is sent to an all-Black school, Naomi's lifelong battle with race identity begins
Lying lips ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"When a beautiful singer is brutally murdered, her vengeful boyfriend turns sleuth and investigates to uncover the killer's identity." [box cover note]
Alternative Names
Newsome, Carmen
English (14)
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