The Resource The ballad of Black Tom, Victor LaValle

The ballad of Black Tom, Victor LaValle

Label
The ballad of Black Tom
Title
The ballad of Black Tom
Statement of responsibility
Victor LaValle
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
People move to New York looking for magic and nothing will convince them it isn't there. Charles Thomas Tester hustles to put food on the table, keep the roof over his father's head, from Harlem to Flushing Meadows to Red Hook. He knows what magic a suit can cast, the invisibility a guitar case can provide, and the curse written on his skin that attracts the eye of wealthy white folks and their cops. But when he delivers an occult page to a reclusive sorceress in the heart of Queens, Tom opens a door to a deeper realm of magic, and earns the attention of things best left sleeping. A storm that might swallow the world is building in Brooklyn. Will Black Tom live to see it break?
Cataloging source
WWBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
LaValle, Victor D.
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American men
  • Magic
  • Doorways
  • Nineteen twenties
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The ballad of Black Tom, Victor LaValle
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
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
151 pages
Isbn
9780765387868
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 204455
  • 5557902
Label
The ballad of Black Tom, Victor LaValle
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
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
151 pages
Isbn
9780765387868
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 204455
  • 5557902

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