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The dead don't need reminding: in search of fugitives, Mississippi, and Black tv nerd shit / Julian Randall.

Randall, Julian, (author.).

"The Dead Don't Need Reminding is a braided story of Julian Randall's return from the cliff edge of a harrowing depression and his determination to retrace the hustle of a white-passing grandfather to the Mississippi town from which he was driven amid threats of tar and feather. Alternatively wry, lyrical, and heartfelt, Randall transforms pop culture moments into deeply personal explorations of grief, family, and the American way. He envisions his fight to stay alive through a striking medley of media ranging from Into the Spiderverse and Jordan Peele movies to BoJack Horseman and the music of Odd Future. Pulsing with life, sharp, and wickedly funny, The Dead Don't Need Reminding is Randall's journey to get his ghost story back."

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  • ISBN: 9781645030263
  • ISBN: 1645030261
  • Physical Description: 238 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Bold Type Books, [2024]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Oxford -- #Julian4Spiderman -- Water valley -- The BoJack Horseman story -- The better angels of Aaron Sorkin -- Against grace -- Grief ft. Kanye West -- Elena -- Return of the electric sad boy -- Of tenderness, of fugitives -- Oldie -- Zeke's cousin -- Me and Adonis Creed are getting too old for this shit -- Put me on -- Black dude dies first -- Oak Ridge black cemetery -- Tell the homies I'm in the Autumn and they ain't got hoods -- Greenville -- Julian David Randall's the dead don't need reminding playlist -- Acknowledgments.
Subject: African American men > United States > Social conditions.
African American gay men > United States > Biography.
African American authors > United States > Biography.
African American poets > United States > Biography.
Depressed persons > United States > Biography.
Television programs > United States > 21st century.
Popular culture.
African American LGBTQ+ people.
Black LGBTQ+ people.
African American gay men.
Black gay men.
African American queer people.
LGBTQ+ authors.
Gay authors.
Queer authors.
Genre: Personal narratives.
LGBTQ+ autobiographies.
Queer autobiographies.
LGBTQ+ literature.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Easton Area Public Library System.


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Easton Main Library 306.097 R188d (Text) 31901004794733 New Adult Nonfiction Available -

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