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Hold it till it hurts

T. Geronimo Johnson

Hold it till it hurts

a novel

by T. Geronimo Johnson

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Published by Coffee House Press in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby T. Geronimo Johnson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3610.O38339 H65 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25109993M
ISBN 109781566893091
LC Control Number2011046603

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"Hold It 'Til It Hurts" is a novel that defies categorization. It is at once a mystery, a meditation, a modern-day myth, an indictment of war and an ode to love.

But this much is clear: This masterfully written book, filled with trenchant observations and unafraid of tenderness, marks Johnson as a writer to watch/5(52). Hold It 'Til It Hurts is his first book.

From Booklist In this intense debut novel, New Orleans native Johnson richly details the story of adopted brothers Achilles and Troy Conroy, twentysomething black soldiers who have recently returned from Afghanistan to find that their father has died/5(27).

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Author: T. Geronimo Johnson. Heartbreaking, intimate, and at times disturbing, Hold It ’Til It Hurts is a modern-day odyssey through war, adventure, disaster, and love, and explores how people who do not define themselves by race make sense of a world that does/5(27).

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"This rich and sophisticated first novel brings together pleasures rarely found in one book: Hold It 'Til It Hurts is a novel about war that goes in search of passionate love, a dreamy thriller, a sprawling mystery, a classical quest for a lost brother in which the shadowy quarry is clearly the seeker's own self, and a meditation on family and racial identity that makes its forerunners in American fiction look innocent by.

Until It Hurts is a sobering manifesto that should be required reading for every parent, coach, administrator, and referee. Though my daughter's U-7 soccer team doesn't know it, I've already implemented its smart, sensible, and long-overdue advice."—Stefan Fatsis, National Public Radio sports commentator and author of A Few Seconds of PanicCited by:   Novels don't teach us how to live but Hold It 'Til It Hurts will make you hush and wonder."--Anthony Swofford, author of Jarhead "This rich and sophisticated first novel brings together pleasures rarely found in one book: Hold It 'Til It Hurts is a novel about war that goes in search of passionate love, a dreamy thriller, a sprawling mystery, a Author: T.

Geronimo Johnson. "The magnificence of Hold It 'Til It Hurts is not only in the prose and the story but also in the book's great big beating heart. These complex and compelling characters and the wizardry of Johnson's storytelling will dazzle and move you from first page to last.

"Hold It 'Til It Hurts was a brave book to write."―Room New Orleans Book and Literary News "Even as Johnson takes us on this odyssey through wartime America and an eventually devastated New Orleans, his ability to precisely describe the depths of a young man inoculated against both love and violence shocks us, again and again."――ZYZZYVA/5(22).

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