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The ballad of Black Tom  Cover Image Book Book

The ballad of Black Tom / Victor LaValle.

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  • ISBN: 9780765387868
  • ISBN: 0765387867
  • Physical Description: 151 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : A Tom Doherty Associates Book, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A book"--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
"People move to New York looking for magic and nothing will convince them it isn't there. Charles Thomas Tester hustles to put food on the table, keep the roof over his father's head, from Harlem to Flushing Meadows to Red Hook. He knows what magic a suit can cast, the invisibility a guitar case can provide, and the curse written on his skin that attracts the eye of wealthy white folks and their cops. But when he delivers an occult tome to a reclusive sorceress in the heart of Queens, Tom opens a door to a deeper realm of magic, and earns the attention of things best left sleeping. A storm that might swallow the world is building in Brooklyn. Will Black Tom live to see it break?" -- Provided from
Subject: African American men > New York (State) > New York > Fiction.
Magic > Fiction.
Doorways > Fiction.
Nineteen twenties > Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > History > 1898-1951 > Fiction.
Blessing and cursing > Fiction.
Paranormal fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > Fiction.
Hommes noirs américains > New York (État) > New York > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Portails > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Années vingt (Vingtième siècle) > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
New York (N.Y.) > Histoire > 1898-1951 > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
FICTION > Fantasy > Dark Fantasy.
FICTION > Horror.
African American men.
Nineteen twenties.
New York (State) > New York.
Genre: Fictional Work
Historical fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Paranormal fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Paranormal fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Historical fiction.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.


  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
La Conner Regional Library FIC LAVALLE 112180 FICTION Available -

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