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Inciting joy : essays

Gay, Ross 1974- (author.).

Summary: "A collection of long-form essays on joy, in which the author turns his curious and poetic mind to everything from skateboarding and cover songs, basketball and race, dancing and academia, death and laughter, and, always, the garden and the natural world"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781643753041
  • ISBN: 1643753045
  • ISBN: 9781643753485
  • Physical Description: print
    248 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2022.

Contents / Notes

Formatted Contents Note: The first incitement -- Through my tears I saw (death: the second incitement) -- We kin (the garden: the third incitement) -- Out of time (time: the fourth incitement) -- Share your bucket! (skateboarding: the fifth incitement) -- Baby, this might by you. (laughter: the sixth incitement) -- (Dis)alienation machinery (losing your phone: the seventh incitement) -- Free fruit for all! (the orchard: the eighth incitement) -- Insurgent hoop (pickup basketball: the ninth incitement) -- How big the boat (the cover: the tenth incitement) -- Dispatch from the ruins (school: the eleventh incitement)-- Went Free (Dancing: The Twelfth Incitement)-- Grief suite (falling apart: the thirteenth incitement) -- Oh, my heart (gratitude: the fourteenth incitement).
Subject: Joy
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / African American & Black
Genre: Essays.

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