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The final revival of Opal & Nev : a novel / Dawnie Walton.

Walton, Dawnie, (author.).

Available copies

  • 8 of 11 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 11 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver FIC WALTON FIN (Text) 34304000997308 Adult - Fiction Available -
Flora-Monroe Twp PL - Flora FIC WAL (Text) 50825010804077 Fiction Available -
Fortville-Vernon Twp PL - Fortville FIC WALTON, D. (Text) 38301000043000 New Books Reshelving -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood FICTION Walton (Text) 36626104218896 2nd Floor New Adult Reshelving -
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville ZIONS74684 (Text) ZIONS74684 New Books . 2nd Floor On order -
Linton PL - Linton F WAL (Text) 30149000903129 Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield FIC Walton (Text) 31208913234847 new fiction Available -
Putnam County Public Library - Main FIC WAL (Text) 30041002365383 New Book Section Checked out 04/30/2021
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library FIC WAL (Text) 70741000163521 Adult Fiction Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield FIC Walton (Text) 78292000390902 Adult New Book Collection Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982140168
  • Physical Description: 360 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First 37 Ink/Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : 37 Ink/Simon & Schuster, 2021.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"Opal is a fiercely independent young woman pushing against the grain in her style and attitude, Afro-punk before that term existed. Coming of age in Detroit, she can't imagine settling for a 9-to-5 job--despite her unusual looks, Opal believes she can be a star. So when the aspiring British singer/songwriter Neville Charles discovers her at a bar's amateur night, she takes him up on his offer to make rock music together for the fledgling Rivington Records. In early seventies New York City, just as she's finding her niche as part of a flamboyant and funky creative scene, a rival band signed to her label brandishes a Confederate flag at a promotional concert. Opal's bold protest and the violence that ensues set off a chain of events that will not only change the lives of those she loves, but also be a deadly reminder that repercussions are always harsher for women, especially black women, who dare to speak their truth. Decades later, as Opal considers a 2016 reunion with Nev, music journalist S. Sunny Shelton seizes the chance to curate an oral history about her idols. Sunny thought she knew most of the stories leading up to the cult duo's most politicized chapter. But as her interviews dig deeper, a nasty new allegation from an unexpected source threatens to blow up everything."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Women rock musicians > Fiction.
Rock musicians > Fiction.
Rock groups > Fiction.
Nineteen seventies > Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > Fiction.
Genre: Social problem fiction.
Historical fiction.

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