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Johnson, Fenton

Works: 7 works in 42 publications in 2 languages and 2,332 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
But for their children, the Hardin household was both a nest of plain affection and a place to leave. Now when Tom speaks to his urbanized sons and daughters, he feels as if he's calling across a river of neckties and office lights. It falls on Miss Camilla Perkins, the Hardins' next door neighbor, to provide shelter for Raphael, who has been diagnosed with AIDS. In her home he hooks up his intravenous tube while his hungry heart feeds off the spinster's memories of a simpler, though never easy, era. Through the intricately interwoven stories of the Hardin parents and children, Scissors, Paper, Rock contrasts the families we inherit - our blood ties - with the families we choose, our partners in love and our friends. After making love with a childhood friend in his parents' backyard, Raphael muses: "Who are those who will remember him? Who will remember the artistic sons gone to distant cities to die of euphemisms?"
Crossing the river : a novel by Fenton Johnson( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
I Just Wanted to be Somebody ( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 84 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 82 libraries worldwide
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
La Ofrenda : the Days of the Dead ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Presents a non-traditional look at the ceremonies and rituals observed in the Mexican culture, in both Mexico and the United States, to celebrate the Days of the Dead (November 1 and 2)
Alternative Names
Fenton Johnson American novelist
Fenton Johnson Amerikaans romanschrijver
English (41)
German (1)
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