Heavy : an American memoir / Kiese Laymon.
- 1 of 1 copy available at Town of Plymouth. (Show)
- 1 of 1 copy available at Pease Public Library.
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
View other formats and editions
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Pease Public Library||BIO LAYMON||34598000853989||New Books||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781501125652 :
- ISBN: 1501125656 :
- Physical Description: xiv, 241 pages ; 22 cm
- Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
- Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2018.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Prologue: been -- Boy man -- Black abundance -- Home worked -- Addict Americans -- Epilogue: bend.
"Laymon writes eloquently and honestly about the physical manifestations of violence, grief, trauma, and abuse on his own body. He writes of his own eating disorder and gambling addiction as well as similar issues that run throughout his family. Through self-exploration, storytelling, and honest conversation with family and friends, Heavy seeks to bring what has been hidden into the light and to reckon with all of its myriad sources, from the most intimate--a mother-child relationship--to the most universal--a society that has undervalued and abused black bodies for centuries"-- Provided by publisher.
Search for related items by subject
Laymon, Kiese > Family.
African Americans > Biography.
Compulsive gamblers > United States > Biography.
Eating disorders > Patients > United States > Biography.
Mother and child > United States.