The Resource No one is coming to save us : a novel, Stephanie Powell Watts, (electronic resource)

No one is coming to save us : a novel, Stephanie Powell Watts, (electronic resource)

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No one is coming to save us : a novel
Title
No one is coming to save us
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Stephanie Powell Watts
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Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
JJ Ferguson has returned home to Pinewood, North Carolina, to build his dream house and to pursue his high school sweetheart, Ava. But as he reenters his former world, where factories are in decline and the legacy of Jim Crow is still felt, he's startled to find that the people he once knew and loved have changed just as much as he has. Ava is now married and desperate for a baby, though she can't seem to carry one to term. Her husband, Henry, has grown distant, frustrated by the demise of the furniture industry, which has outsourced to China and stripped the area of jobs. Ava's mother, Sylvia, caters to and meddles with the lives of those around her, trying to fill the void left by her absent son. And Don, Sylvia's unworthy but charming husband, just won't stop hanging around. JJ's return and his plans to build a huge mansion overlooking Pinewood and woo Ava not only unsettles their family, but stirs up the entire town. The ostentatious wealth that JJ has attained forces everyone to consider the cards they've been dealt, what more they want and deserve, and how they might go about getting it. Can they reorient their lives to align with their wishes rather than their current realities? Or are they all already resigned to the rhythms of the particular lives they lead? No One Is Coming to Save Us is a revelatory debut from an insightful voice: with echoes of The Great Gatsby it is an arresting and powerful novel about an extended African American family and their colliding visions of the American Dream. In evocative prose, Stephanie Powell Watts has crafted a full and stunning portrait that combines a universally resonant story with an intimate glimpse into the hearts of one family
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Watts, Stephanie Powell
Dewey number
813.6
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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Read by Janina Edwards
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  • Edwards, Janina
  • hoopla digital
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  • Homecoming
  • City and town life
  • North Carolina
Target audience
adult
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Label
No one is coming to save us : a novel, Stephanie Powell Watts, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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MWT11805785
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 58 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780062660619
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digital.
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MWT11805785
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sound
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other
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11805785
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Label
No one is coming to save us : a novel, Stephanie Powell Watts, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11805785
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 58 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062660619
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
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unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11805785
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11805785
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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