Chapter

Disco Sucks

Dalton Conley

in Honky

Published by University of California Press

Published in print November 2000 | ISBN: 9780520215863
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520921733 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520215863.003.0013
Disco Sucks

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The author tells of the new friendship he made during the new semester with a boy called Jerome McGill, a black boy. He describes Jerome's life as well as his attitude. He also tells of their adventures together particularly their experience of disco. He describes his feelings and how he perceived himself during this time when he met new friends at the disco. He explains his realizations that with Jerome's help, he could be who he wanted to be, that Jerome was an aid in this process, and through Jerome, he had a feeling of contentment.

Keywords: Jerome McGill; Black boy; attitude; disco; contentment

Chapter.  3664 words. 

Subjects: Race and Ethnicity

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