The Resource A cup of water under my bed : a memoir, Daisy Hernández

A cup of water under my bed : a memoir, Daisy Hernández

Label
A cup of water under my bed : a memoir
Title
A cup of water under my bed
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Daisy Hernández
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"It's 1980. Ronald Reagan has been elected president, John Lennon has been shot, and a little girl in New Jersey has been hauled off to English classes. Her teachers and parents and tias are expecting her to become white--like the Italians. This is the opening to A cup of water under my bed, the memoir of one Colombian-Cuban daughter's rebellions and negotiations with the women who raised her and the world that wanted to fit her into a cubbyhole. From language acquisition to coming out as bisexual to arriving as a reporting intern at the New York Times as the paper is rocked by its biggest plagiarism scandal, Daisy Hernandez chronicles what the women in her community taught her about race, sex, money, and love. This is a memoir about the private nexus of sexuality, immigration, race and class issues, but it is ultimately a daughter's cuento of how to take the lessons from home and shape them into a new, queer life"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hernández, Daisy
Dewey number
920.009268/7291073
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hernández, Daisy
  • Hernández, Daisy
  • Young women
  • Colombian Americans
  • Cuban Americans
  • Bisexual women
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Women
  • Women journalists
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
A cup of water under my bed : a memoir, Daisy Hernández
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
Contents
Condemned -- one. Before Love, Memory -- Stories She Tells Us -- The Candy Dish -- A Cup of Water Under My Bed -- two. Even If I Kiss a Woman -- Queer Narratives -- Que India -- three. Only Ricos Have Credit -- My Father's Hands -- Blackout -- Después
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
185 pages
Isbn
9780807014486
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014000820
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 141404
  • 5487451
Label
A cup of water under my bed : a memoir, Daisy Hernández
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Condemned -- one. Before Love, Memory -- Stories She Tells Us -- The Candy Dish -- A Cup of Water Under My Bed -- two. Even If I Kiss a Woman -- Queer Narratives -- Que India -- three. Only Ricos Have Credit -- My Father's Hands -- Blackout -- Después
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
185 pages
Isbn
9780807014486
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014000820
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 141404
  • 5487451

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