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Queenie : a novel / Candice Carty-Williams.

By: Carty-Williams, Candice, 1989- [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Scout Press, 2019Copyright date: �2019Edition: First Scout Press hardcover edition.Description: 330 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781501196010; 1501196014.Subject(s): Jamaicans -- England -- London -- Fiction | Women -- Identity -- Fiction | London (England)Genre/Form: Psychological fiction.DDC classification: 823/.92 Summary: Queenie Jenkins is a 25-year-old Jamaican British woman living in London, straddling two cultures and slotting neatly into neither. She works at a national newspaper, where she's constantly forced to compare herself to her white middle class peers. After a messy break up from her long-term white boyfriend, Queenie seeks comfort in all the wrong places . . . including several hazardous men who do a good job of occupying brain space and a bad job of affirming self-worth. As Queenie careens from one questionable decision to another, she finds herself wondering, 'What are you doing? Why are you doing it? Who do you want to be?' -- all of the questions today's woman must face in a world trying to answer them for her.
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Queenie Jenkins is a 25-year-old Jamaican British woman living in London, straddling two cultures and slotting neatly into neither. She works at a national newspaper, where she's constantly forced to compare herself to her white middle class peers. After a messy break up from her long-term white boyfriend, Queenie seeks comfort in all the wrong places . . . including several hazardous men who do a good job of occupying brain space and a bad job of affirming self-worth. As Queenie careens from one questionable decision to another, she finds herself wondering, 'What are you doing? Why are you doing it? Who do you want to be?' -- all of the questions today's woman must face in a world trying to answer them for her.

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