The final revival of Opal & Nev : a novel
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360 pages ; 24 cm
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First Floor - Fiction  1 available
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Published
New York : 37 Ink/Simon & Schuster, 2021.
Format
Book
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First 37 Ink/Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9781982140168
UPC
DLW218856

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"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.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Walton, D. (2021). The final revival of Opal & Nev: a novel (First 37 Ink/Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.). 37 Ink/Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Walton, Dawnie. 2021. The Final Revival of Opal & Nev: A Novel. New York: 37 Ink/Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Walton, Dawnie. The Final Revival of Opal & Nev: A Novel New York: 37 Ink/Simon & Schuster, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Walton, Dawnie. The Final Revival of Opal & Nev: A Novel First 37 Ink/Simon & Schuster hardcover edition., 37 Ink/Simon & Schuster, 2021.

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