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The Resource Harlem shuffle, Colson Whitehead

Harlem shuffle, Colson Whitehead

Label
Harlem shuffle
Title
Harlem shuffle
Statement of responsibility
Colson Whitehead
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"To his customers and neighbors on 125th Street, Carney is an upstanding salesman of reasonably priced furniture, making a decent life for himself and his family ... Few people know he descends from a line of uptown hoods and crooks, and that his facade of normalcy has more than a few cracks in it. Cracks that are getting bigger all the time. Cash is tight ... so if his cousin Freddie occasionally drops off the odd ring or necklace, Ray doesn't ask where it comes from. He knows a discreet jeweler downtown who doesn't ask questions either. Then Freddie falls in with a crew who plan to rob the Hotel Theresa--the 'Waldorf of Harlem'--and volunteers Ray's services as the fence. The heist doesn't go as planned; they rarely do. Now Ray has a new clientele, one made up of shady cops, vicious local gangsters, two-bit pornographers, and other assorted Harlem lowlifes. Thus begins the internal tussle between Ray the striver and Ray the crook"--Dust jacket flap
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whitehead, Colson
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3573.H4768
LC item number
H37 2020
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sales personnel
  • Receiving stolen goods
  • Theft
  • Jewelry
  • Cousins
  • Criminals
  • African American families
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Harlem shuffle, Colson Whitehead
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: The truck, 1959 -- Part two: Dorvay, 1961 -- Part three: Cool it baby, 1964
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
318 pages
Isbn
9780385545136
Lccn
2020044656
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1198988746
  • (OCoLC)1198988746
  • 3548145
Label
Harlem shuffle, Colson Whitehead
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: The truck, 1959 -- Part two: Dorvay, 1961 -- Part three: Cool it baby, 1964
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
318 pages
Isbn
9780385545136
Lccn
2020044656
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1198988746
  • (OCoLC)1198988746
  • 3548145

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