Deacon King Kong

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  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 384 pages
  • ISBN : 1473588022
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 38 reviews
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Deacon King Kong

Deacon King Kong
  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 11 June 2020
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⭐ NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK ⭐ CHOSEN BY BARACK OBAMA AS A FAVOURITE READ ⭐ TOP TEN BOOKS OF THE YEAR, NEW YORK TIMES & WASHINGTON POST 'Brilliantly imagined, larger than life, a tragicomedic epic of intertwined lives set in a vividly rendered neighbourhood in Brooklyn in the 1960s.' JOYCE CAROL OATES 'Deeply felt, beautifully written and profoundly humane.' JUNOT DIAZ, New York Times Book Review The year is 1969. In a housing project in south Brooklyn, a

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  • Author : Sandra Cole
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 07 October 2020
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Deacon King Kong is a crime novel centering around life in the projects in the 1960's New York City. What makes this novel such a standout achievement is not so much the action or plot so much as the writing which tells a whole life story in one paragraph If not in each sentence. Often the characters are revealed in poetic street raps about how they earned their nicknames and what's going on.

Deacon King Kong

Deacon King Kong
  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 03 March 2020
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One of Barack Obama's "Favorite Books of the Year" Oprah's Book Club Pick Named one of the Top Ten Books of the Year by the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly and TIME Magazine A Washington Post Notable Novel From the author of the National Book Award–winning The Good Lord Bird and the bestselling modern classic The Color of Water, comes one of the most celebrated novels of the year. In September 1969, a fumbling, cranky old church deacon known as

King Kong

King Kong
  • Author : Anthony Browne
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 24 July 2021
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KING KONG is a giant gorilla, a huge and terrifying survivor from another age on an island trapped in a time warp. But the awesome creature is no match for the cunning of an ambitious promoter who sees Kong as a megastar showstopper and sets out to capture him. After endless thrills Kong is caught, but this is just the prelude to one of the most thrilling and famous of all cinema climaxes as Kong defies the world from the

The Good Lord Bird

The Good Lord Bird
  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 20 August 2013
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Now a Showtime limited series starring Ethan Hawke and Daveed Diggs Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction From the bestselling author of Deacon King Kong (an Oprah Book Club pick) and The Color of Water comes the story of a young boy born a slave who joins John Brown’s antislavery crusade—and who must pass as a girl to survive. Henry Shackleford is a young slave living in the Kansas Territory in 1856--a battleground between anti- and

Five Carat Soul

Five Carat Soul
  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 26 September 2017
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One of The New York Times' 100 Notable Books of 2017 “A pinball machine zinging with sharp dialogue, breathtaking plot twists and naughty humor... McBride at his brave and joyous best.” —New York Times Book Review From the New York Times bestselling author of The Good Lord Bird, winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction, Deacon King Kong, and Kill 'Em and Leave, a James Brown biography. The stories in Five-Carat Soul—none of them ever published before—spring from the

Kill Em and Leave

Kill  Em and Leave
  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 05 April 2016
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“You won’t leave this hypnotic book without feeling that James Brown is still out there, howling.”—The Boston Globe From the New York Times bestselling author of The Good Lord Bird, winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction, Deacon King Kong, and Five-Carat Soul Kill ’Em and Leave is more than a book about James Brown. Brown embodied the contradictions of American life: He was an unsettling symbol of the tensions between North and South, black and white,

The Color of Water

The Color of Water
  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 07 February 2006
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Deacon King Kong and The Good Lord Bird, winner of the National Book Award for Fiction: The modern classic that Oprah.com calls one of the best memoirs of a generation and that launched James McBride’s literary career. More than two years on The New York Times bestseller list. Who is Ruth McBride Jordan? A self-declared "light-skinned" woman evasive about her ethnicity, yet steadfast in her love for her twelve black

Miracle at St Anna

Miracle at St  Anna
  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 02 September 2008
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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Good Lord Bird, winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction, and Deacon King Kong James McBride’s powerful memoir, The Color of Water, was a groundbreaking literary phenomenon that transcended racial and religious boundaries, garnering unprecedented acclaim and topping bestseller lists for more than two years. Now McBride turns his extraordinary gift for storytelling to fiction—in a universal tale of courage and redemption inspired by a little-known historic event.

The Color of Water

The Color of Water
  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release : 01 March 2012
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Deacon King Kong and The Good Lord Bird, winner of the National Book Award for Fiction: The modern classic that Oprah.com calls one of the best memoirs of a generation and that launched James McBride's literary career. More than two years on The New York Times bestseller list. As a boy in Brooklyn's Red Hook projects, James McBride knew his mother was different. But when he asked her about it, she'd

They Call Him Pastor

They Call Him Pastor
  • Author : Ruth A. Wallace
  • Publisher : Paulist Press
  • Release : 24 July 2021
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"They Call Him Pastor reveals how the leadership of married men can be a resource for the healthy continuation of parish life. It focuses on twenty parishes, located in all four census regions of the United States, that are administered by married men (ten deacons and ten laymen). In each parish, the author conducted individual interviews with the deacons and the lay leaders, their wives, their children, the sacramental minister (priest), the bishops, and a representative group of parishioners. The

Song Yet Sung

Song Yet Sung
  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 05 February 2008
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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Good Lord Bird, winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction, Deacon King Kong, Five-Carat Soul, and Kill 'Em and Leave, a James Brown biography. In the days before the Civil War, a runaway slave named Liz Spocott breaks free from her captors and escapes into the labyrinthine swamps of Maryland’s eastern shore, setting loose a drama of violence and hope among slave catchers, plantation owners, watermen, runaway slaves, and