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Inciting joy : essays  Cover Image Book Book

Inciting joy : essays / Ross Gay.

Gay, Ross, 1974- (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781643753041
  • ISBN: 1643753045
  • Physical Description: 248 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2022.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
The first incitement -- Through my tears I saw (death: the second incitement) -- We kin (the garden: the third incitement) -- Out of time (time: the fourth incitement) -- Share your bucket! (skateboarding: the fifth incitement) -- Baby, this might by you. (laughter: the sixth incitement) -- (Dis)alienation machinery (losing your phone: the seventh incitement) -- Free fruit for all! (the orchard: the eighth incitement) -- Insurgent hoop (pickup basketball: the ninth incitement) -- How big the boat (the cover: the tenth incitement) -- Dispatch from the ruins (school: the eleventh incitement) -- Grief suite (falling apart: the thirteenth incitement) -- Oh, my heart (gratitude: the fourteenth incitement).
Summary, etc.:
"A collection of long-form essays on joy, in which the author turns his curious and poetic mind to everything from skateboarding and cover songs, basketball and race, dancing and academia, death and laughter, and, always, the garden and the natural world"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Joy.
American essays > 21st century.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / African American & Black.
Genre: Essays.

Available copies

  • 1 of 3 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.


  • 2 current holds with 3 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library 811.6 GAY 2022 (Text) 0001012493017 Nonfiction New In transit -

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