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All boys aren't blue : a memoir-manifesto

Author: George M Johnson
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In a series of personal essays, prominent journalist and LGBTQIA+ activist George M. Johnson explores his childhood, adolescence, and college years in New Jersey and Virginia. From the memories of getting his teeth kicked out by bullies at age five, to flea marketing with his loving grandmother, to his first sexual relationships, this young-adult memoir weaves together the trials and triumphs faced by Black queer  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult literature
Biographies
Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: George M Johnson; George M Johnson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George M Johnson
ISBN: 9780374312718 0374312710
OCLC Number: 1098231312
Description: ix, 304 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Black. Queer. Here --
A different kid. Smile ; Identity ; "Honeychild" ; Fags play football, too ; "Honest Abe" lied to me ; You can't swim in cowboy boots --
Family. Dear little brother ; Nanny: the caregiver, the hustler, my best friend ; Daddy's second chance ; Losing hope ; Dear Mommy ; A lesson before dying --
Teenagers. Boys will be boys ; The prom kings we never were ; Setting myself free or setting myself up? --
Friends. Caught in a haze ; Losing my virginity twice ; Don't know why I didn't call --
Afterword: All boys aren't blue.
Other Titles: All boys are not blue
Responsibility: George M. Johnson.

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A powerful debut YA memoir-manifesto about growing up Black and queer in America-for teen fans of Moonlight and I Can't Date Jesus.  Read more...

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