I can't date Jesus : love, sex, family, race, and other reasons I've put my faith in Beyoncé / Michael Arceneaux.
- 6 of 9 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
- 1 of 1 copy available at Henderson County Public Library.
2 current holds with 9 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Henderson Main Branch||306.7662 A (Text)||33258008457017||Adult New Nonfiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781501178856
- ISBN: 1501178857
- Physical Description: 241 pages ; 21 cm
- Edition: First Atria paperback edition.
- Publisher: New York : Atria Paperback, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2018.
- Copyright: ©2018
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction: Where'd you go? -- The first taste -- I see a priest in you -- First, the worst -- Diana Ross -- You will die poor -- Learning How to ho and date and failing at both -- This place is no sanctuary -- Itchy and scratchy -- My lord and gyrator -- Marrying kind -- Pinkprint -- I'll dial that number -- Impossible -- I can't date Jesus -- Sweet potato Saddam -- Epilogue: yeah, everything good ... we good.
"It hasn't been easy being Michael Arceneaux. Equality for LGBT people has come a long way and all, but voices of persons of color within the community are still often silenced, and being black in America is...well, have you watched the news? With the characteristic wit and candor that have made him one of today's boldest writers on social issues, I Can't Date Jesus is Michael Arceneaux's impassioned, forthright, and refreshing look at minority life in today's America. Leaving no bigoted or ignorant stone unturned, he describes his journey in learning to embrace his identity when the world told him to do the opposite. He eloquently writes about coming out to his mother; growing up in Houston, Texas; that time his father asked if he was 'funny' while shaking his hand; his obstacles in embracing intimacy; and the persistent challenges of young people who feel marginalized and denied the chance to pursue their dreams."-- Provided by publisher.
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