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The Resource Tuscaloosa : a novel, W. Glasgow Phillips

Tuscaloosa : a novel, W. Glasgow Phillips

Label
Tuscaloosa : a novel
Title
Tuscaloosa
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
W. Glasgow Phillips
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Billy Mitchell is twenty-two years old, college educated, and on the verge of entering high society - or whatever "high society" Tuscaloosa, Alabama, has to offer a young man in 1972. But when he falls in love with an inmate at his father's mental institution, Billy must either muster the courage to elope with his new love (which involves kidnapping her) or accept a prescribed - and unwelcome - role within the Southern patriarchy. In the struggle to make sense of his
  • Situation, Billy uncovers a painful and complex past - including his own racist sentiments toward Nigel, his childhood companion, and his mother's death in a burning car with her lesbian lover during their flight from Tuscaloosa twenty years earlier. W. Glasgow Phillips has written a sensitive, sensual, and often hilarious new book in the tradition of the Southern novel that simultaneously offers a poignant critique of the genre. It is remarkable that a writer so young
  • Should approach such complex subject matter with this much subtlety, originality, and humor. No doubt Tuscaloosa will become a minor classic; it heralds the birth of a new voice, one that promises to be heard for years
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.H528
LC item number
T87 1994
Literary form
fiction
Label
Tuscaloosa : a novel, W. Glasgow Phillips
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
Control code
28336232
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
190 pages
Isbn
9780688128616
Lccn
93002481
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Tom Zigal, 2017 (Access. No. 2017-043). With dust jacket.
System control number
(OCoLC)28336232
Label
Tuscaloosa : a novel, W. Glasgow Phillips
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
28336232
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
190 pages
Isbn
9780688128616
Lccn
93002481
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Tom Zigal, 2017 (Access. No. 2017-043). With dust jacket.
System control number
(OCoLC)28336232

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