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6 edition of The Portable Promised Land found in the catalog.

The Portable Promised Land

Stories

by TourГ©

  • 189 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • African Americans,
  • City and town life,
  • Short stories,
  • Social life and customs,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9511640M
    ISBN 100316666432
    ISBN 109780316666435

    In a broad range of characterization and styles, The Portable Promised Land is filled with lighthearted humor and heavyhearted issues. Toure challenges form and what's considered politically correct in stories like The Sad, Sweet Story of Sugar Lips Shinehot and Afrolexicolgy: Today's Bi-Annual List of the Top 50 Words in African : Touré. This inspired collection of stories is cause for celebration. With stunning language and dazzling characters, Toure introduces Soul City -- a wholly imagined utopia where magic happens and black is beautiful. In a broad range of characterization and styles, "The Portable Promised Land" is filled with lighthearted humor and heavyhearted issues.

    Promised Land, the Edgar winner, is one of the most baffling mysteries I have ever encountered. I dont mean the events of the book itself, which almost entirely lacked mystery, suspense, or even interest/5. The Promised Land (Hebrew: הארץ המובטחת ‎, translit.: ha'aretz hamuvtakhat; Arabic: أرض الميعاد ‎, translit.: ard al-mi'ad; also known as "The Land of Milk and Honey") is the land which, according to the Tanakh (the Hebrew Bible), was promised and subsequently given by God to Abraham and his descendants, and in modern contexts an image and idea related both to the.

      A New York Times bestseller, the groundbreaking authoritative history of the migration of African-Americans from the rural South to the urban North. A definitive book on American history, The Promised Land is also essential reading for educators and policymakers at both national and local levels/5.   Directed by Gus Van Sant. With Matt Damon, Frances McDormand, John Krasinski, Hal Holbrook. A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources/10(K).


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The Portable Promised Land book. Read 34 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This inspired collection of stories is cause for celebra /5. The Portable Promised Land is a magic-fantastical tour of the Hip-Hop Experience, the Black Experience, and most importantly, the intelligent American Experience.

The book begins with resources usually covered ad nausea by "hip-hop" books: the slang, the icons of Black history and pop culture, the fashion, the Djs, the dystopia, Etc. etc/5(15). The Portable Promised Land is a magic-fantastical tour of the Hip-Hop Experience, the Black Experience, and most importantly, the intelligent American Experience.

The book begins with resources usually covered ad nausea by "hip-hop" books: the slang, the icons of Black history and pop culture, the fashion, the Djs, the dystopia, Etc. etc/5.

THE STEVIEWONDERMOBILE. Every day downtown Soul City saw Huggy Bear Jackson smooth by in that pristine money-green Cadillac Cutlass Supreme custom convertible with gold rims, neon-green lights underneath, and a post-state-of-the-art Harmon Kardon system with sixteen speakers, The Portable Promised Land book remote, thirty-disc changer, and the clearest sound imaginable.

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Toure' slapped my face one second and then had me laughing the next when he showed how silly my facial expression looked upon receiving the blow. From the wildly popular author of the groundbreaking debut The Portable Promised Land comes an inventive and hilarious first novel about an African-American utopia threatened by the darker side of human nature.

Welcome to Soul City, where roses bloom in the cracks of the sidewalk along Cornbread Boulevard, musical genres become political platforms, and children use their. In a broad range of characterization and styles, The Portable Promised Land is filled with lighthearted humor and heavyhearted issues.

Toure challenges form and what's considered politically correct in stories like The Sad, Sweet Story of Sugar Lips Shinehot and Afrolexicolgy: Today's Bi-Annual List of the Top 50 Words in African America/5(3).

The Portable Promised Land by Touré About the Book Welcome to Soul City, the fictional American metropolis where magic is as natural as sunshine and where an array of flamboyant, wise, and joyful characters celebrate life's simple pleasures and draw strength from each other in.

The Portable Promised Land. About the Book The Portable Promised Land. by Touré. Welcome to Soul City, the fictional American metropolis where magic is as natural as sunshine and where an array of flamboyant, wise, and joyful characters celebrate life's simple pleasures and draw strength from each other in hard times.

With this inspired. THE PORTABLE PROMISED LAND. Stories. Kirkus Reviews Issue: May 1st, More Fiction & Literature > Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

The Portable Promised Land, the debut collection of 24 short stories by music journalist-turned-novelist Toure, mixes the everyday black experience with magic realism to create thought-provoking and oftentimes laugh-out-loud selections that.

THE PORTABLE PROMISED LAND Toure, Author. Little, Brown $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. ARTICLES New. In dazzling language and startling images, Touré invents a place called Soul City, America's most miraculous metropolis.

In an astonishing array of voices and styles, The Portable Promised Land celebrates the most soulful corners of America, while questioning the very nature of Blackness.

The Portable Promised Land Stories (Book): Touré, A collection of short stories takes place in the utopian world of Soul City and includes such tales as "The Sad, Sweet Story of Sugar Lips Shinehot" and "Afrolexicology: Today's Bi-Annual List of.

Promise Land isn't a complete survey of our wacky self-help culture; it truly is the author's own journey. But along the way she showcases nuggets that are historically and culturally fascinating, and tasty footnotes that allude to the First off: this book is funny/5.

Promised Land is an LGBTQ themed children's book written by Adam Reynolds & Chaz Harris and Illustrated by Christine Luiten & Bo Moore. Get this from a library. The portable promised land: stories. [Touré] -- A collection of short stories takes place in the utopian world of Soul City and includes such tales as "The Sad, Sweet Story of Sugar Lips Shinehot" and "Afrolexicology: Today's Bi-Annual List of the.

In a broad range of characterization and styles, The Portable Promised Land is filled with lighthearted humor and heavyhearted issues. Toure challenges form and what's considered politically correct in stories like The Sad, Sweet Story of Sugar Lips Shinehot and Afrolexicolgy: Today's Bi-Annual List of the Top 50 Words in African : Little, Brown And Company.According to the Hebrew Bible the tabernacle (Hebrew: מִשְׁכַּן ‎, mishkān, meaning "residence" or "dwelling place"), also known as the Tent of the Congregation (אֹ֣הֶל מוֹעֵד֩ ’ōhel mō‘êḏ, also Tent of Meeting, etc.), was the portable earthly dwelling place of Yahweh (the God of Israel) used by the children of Israel from the Exodus until the conquest of Canaan.Prologue --The Steviewondermobile --A hot time at the Church of Kentucky Fried Souls and the spectacular final Sunday sermon of the Right Revren Daddy Love --The breakup ceremony --The sad, sweet story of Sugar Lips Shinehot, the man with the portable Promised Land --Afrolexicology Today's biannual list of the top fifty words in African-America.