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Deacon King Kong From James McBride, Author Of The National Book Award Winning The Good Lord Bird, Comes A Wise And Witty Novel About What Happens To The Witnesses Of A ShootingIn September , A Fumbling, Cranky Old Church Deacon Known As Sportcoat Shuffles Into The Courtyard Of The Cause Houses Housing Project In South Brooklyn, Pulls A From His Pocket, And In Front Of Everybody Shoots The Project S Drug Dealer At Point Blank RangeThe Reasons For This Desperate Burst Of Violence And The Consequences That Spring From It Lie At The Heart Of Deacon King Kong, James McBride S Funny, Moving Novel And His First Since His National Book Award Winning The Good Lord Bird In Deacon King Kong, McBride Brings To Vivid Life The People Affected By The Shooting The Victim, The African American And Latinx Residents Who Witnessed It, The White Neighbors, The Local Cops Assigned To Investigate, The Members Of The Five Ends Baptist Church Where Sportcoat Was Deacon, The Neighborhood S Italian Mobsters, And Sportcoat HimselfAs The Story Deepens, It Becomes Clear That The Lives Of The Characters Caught In The Tumultuous Swirl Of S New York Overlap In Unexpected Ways When The Truth Does Emerge, McBride Shows Us That Not All Secrets Are Meant To Be Hidden, That The Best Way To Grow Is To Face Change Without Fear, And That The Seeds Of Love Lie In Hope And CompassionBringing To These Pages Both His Masterly Storytelling Skills And His Abiding Faith In Humanity, James McBride Has Written A Novel Every Bit As Involving As The Good Lord Bird And As Emotionally Honest As The Color Of Water Told With Insight And Wit, Deacon King Kong Demonstrates That Love And Faith Live In All Of Us


About the Author: James McBride

James McBride is a native New Yorker and a graduate of New York City public schools He studied composition at The Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Ohio and received his Masters in Journalism from Columbia University in New York at age 22 He holds several honorary doctorates and is currently a Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University He is married with three children He lives in



10 thoughts on “Deacon King Kong

  1. says:

    This took a lot longer for me to finish than I was anticipating It s not particularly long or dense, but was just difficult to get back into once I put it down The characters are charming, fleshed out and full of life, but initially it was hard to connect with what they were doing Honestly I was over halfway


  2. says:

    Deacon King Kong is a crime novel centering around life in the projects in the 1960 s New York City What makes this novel such a standout achievement is not so much the action or plot so much as the writing which tells a whole life story in one paragraph If not in each sentence Often the characters are revealed in p


  3. says:

    4.5, rounded upI would like to thank GR giveaways and Riverhead Books for an advanced readers copy.James McBride has written an entertaining and very funny, witty novel with laugh out loud dialogue and even a touch of slapstick However, while humorous, this is also a very serious and disturbing novel as McBride conf


  4. says:

    4.5 starsJames McBride is an incredible storyteller His characters are always fully realized and he allows readers to learn everything about them through subtle but powerful development His upcoming release Deacon King Kong is a stunning look at African American and Latinx residents of the Cause Houses in south Brooklyn during th


  5. says:

    Brooklyn 1969 A housing project with a view of the Statue of Liberty Heroin is beginning its invasive inroads into the population That s the setup Populated with the most colorful, diverse cast imaginable, award winner James McBride has accomplished the difficult feat of making each character come alive, every set up believable and rela


  6. says:

    McBride always brings the fire, and this one is no exception A host of quirky characters drives this neighborhood novel brilliantly told with vigorous prose that ties in neighborhood history More to come. Updated 10 20 James McBride is showing his love here for the black church, though some may find his treatment as lacking in love, as the Fiv


  7. says:

    Yup, that s the new James McBride, pub date March 2020


  8. says:

    This book was fantastic I m a bit lost for words on how best to describe the story and give it the justice it deserves, but I m going to try This story is about New York in the 1960s as neighborhoods transition and its inhabitants wrestle with the identities thrown on them rather than bring who they are It follows multiple perspectives of people who live in


  9. says:

    Oh my, what a fabulous book James McBride is an exquisite writer


  10. says:

    I d highly recommend Deacon King Kong for readers who ve enjoyed


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