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Johnson, Fenton

Works: 7 works in 46 publications in 2 languages and 2,457 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  Frame stories  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Amateur films  Folklore  Ethnographic films 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PS3560.O3766, 305.3896640922
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Publications about Fenton Johnson
Publications by Fenton Johnson
Most widely held works about Fenton Johnson
Most widely held works by Fenton Johnson
Scissors, paper, rock by Fenton Johnson( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
For the first time since he left his birthplace in Kentucky for San Francisco, Raphael Hardin has returned home alone. Before, he had always brought men with him on his visits, lovers with whom his mother had been "civil, even flirtatious," while his father retreated to his sacred workshop. Now his mother has died and, at age thirty-six, Raphael has come back to see his dying father, who knows and disapproves of Raphael's boyfriends but who is unaware that this, his youngest child, may be ill as well. Raphael's halting, often painful attempt to reconcile with his father forms the centerpiece of Fenton Johnson's astonishing novel - the second for a writer whose work The Chicago Tribune has called "as rich and Southern as fried-chicken gravy." At times funny, at times heartbreakingly poignant, Scissors, Paper, Rock explores with wisdom and humor the many kinds of family, the infinite varieties of love
Crossing the river : a novel by Fenton Johnson( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
I Just Wanted to be Somebody ( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Newsreels, commercials, and home movies are used to study the life and influence of Anita Bryant
The man who loved birds : a novel by Fenton Johnson( Book )
4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
La Ofrenda : the Days of the Dead ( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Documents Mexican and Mexican American observances of Los Días de Muertos. Emphasizes the enduring meaningfulness of practices and beliefs regarding death which appear pre-Columbian in origin
Geography of the heart : a memoir by Fenton Johnson( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and German and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The author presents a memoir of love, coming of age, illness, and tragic loss in the era of the AIDS epidemic as he interweaves his own story with that of his lover, Larry Rose
Alternative Names
Fenton Johnson American novelist
Fenton Johnson Amerikaans romanschrijver
English (45)
German (1)
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