The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta

The Black Flamingo

Dean Atta

fiction lgbtqia+ poetry young adult emotional hopeful inspiring fast-paced

360 pages | first published 2019

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This is Michael's story. Join him as he enters the world, with tiny feather eyelashes. Travel from school to college, where he discovers his flock, and comes to term with his identity as a mixed-race gay teen. At university, take a seat in the au...
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Summary of 7516 reviews

Moods

emotional 81%
inspiring 77%
hopeful 68%
reflective 56%
funny 21%
lighthearted 18%
informative 17%
challenging 12%
adventurous 5%
sad 5%
relaxing 3%
dark 1%
tense 1%

Pace

fast 72%
medium 23%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 90% | A mix: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 99%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 41% | No: 27% | It's complicated: 24% | N/A: 6%

Average rating

4.42

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