The Resource Long live the tribe of fatherless girls : a memoir, T Kira Madden

Long live the tribe of fatherless girls : a memoir, T Kira Madden

Label
Long live the tribe of fatherless girls : a memoir
Title
Long live the tribe of fatherless girls
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
T Kira Madden
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The acclaimed literary essayist T Kira Madden's raw and redemptive debut is a memoir about coming of age as a queer, biracial teenager within the fierce contradictions of Boca Raton, Florida, a place where cult-like privilege, shocking social and racial disparities, rampant white-collar crime, and powerfully destructive standards of beauty hide in plain sight. As a child in Florida, T Kira Madden lived a life of extravagance--from her exclusive private school to her equestrian trophies and designer shoes, she had plenty to envy. But beneath the surface, life in "the rat's mouth" of Boca Raton was dangerous. Left to her own devices as both parents battled drug addiction, Kira navigated the perils of coming of age too quickly, and without guidance--oblivious parents and misguided babysitters at home, tormentors at school, sexual predators at the mall, and the confused, often destructive, desperately loving friendship of fatherless girls. With unflinching honesty and moving, lyrical prose, and spanning from 1960's Hawai'i to the nip and tuck rooms of 1990s Florida to the present-day struggle of a young woman in a culture of harassment, Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls is the story of families both lost and found, unmade and rebuilt, crooked and beautiful" --
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Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Madden, T Kira
Dewey number
814/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.A28357
LC item number
Z46 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Madden, T Kira
  • Women authors, American
  • Racially mixed women
  • Lesbian authors
  • Adult children of drug addicts
  • Fathers and daughters
Label
Long live the tribe of fatherless girls : a memoir, T Kira Madden
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xviii, 309 pages
Isbn
9781635571851
Lccn
2018016519
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1033782506
  • 918277
  • (OCoLC)on1033782506
  • 918277
Label
Long live the tribe of fatherless girls : a memoir, T Kira Madden
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xviii, 309 pages
Isbn
9781635571851
Lccn
2018016519
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1033782506
  • 918277
  • (OCoLC)on1033782506
  • 918277

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