The Resource Honky, Dalton Conley

Honky, Dalton Conley

Label
Honky
Title
Honky
Statement of responsibility
Dalton Conley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As recalled in Honky, Dalton Conley's childhood has all of the classic elements of growing up in America. But the fact that he was one of the few white boys in a mostly black and Puerto Rican neighborhood on Manhattan's Lower East Side makes Dalton's childhood unique. At the age of three, he couldn't understand why the infant daughter of the black separatists next door couldn't be his sister, so he kidnapped her. By the time he was a teenager, he realized that not even a parent's devotion could protect his best friend from a stray bullet. Years after the privilege of being white and middle class allowed Conley to leave the projects, his entertaining memoir allows us to see how race and class impact us all. Perfectly pitched and daringly original, Honky is that rare book that entertains even as it informs
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Conley, Dalton
Dewey number
305.23/09747
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ792.U5
LC item number
C66 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children, White
  • Whites
  • Whites
  • African American children
  • Hispanic American children
  • Race awareness in children
  • Social classes
  • Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.)
  • Biographie
  • Jugend
  • Rassenbeziehung
  • New York- Lower East Side
  • Biografie
  • Ethnische Beziehung
  • Jugend
  • New York- Lower East Side
Label
Honky, Dalton Conley
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 2000
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Sesame Street
  • Welcome to America
  • No soap radio
  • Moving on up
  • Disco sucks
  • Addictions
  • Symmetry
  • Fire
  • Cultural capital
  • Black babies
  • Trajectories --
  • Downward mobility
  • Race lessons
  • Fear
  • Learning class
  • The Hawk
  • Getting paid
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 207 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035619825
Label
Honky, Dalton Conley
Link
Publication
Note
Originally published: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 2000
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Sesame Street
  • Welcome to America
  • No soap radio
  • Moving on up
  • Disco sucks
  • Addictions
  • Symmetry
  • Fire
  • Cultural capital
  • Black babies
  • Trajectories --
  • Downward mobility
  • Race lessons
  • Fear
  • Learning class
  • The Hawk
  • Getting paid
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 207 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035619825

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