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The Resource A different sun : a novel of Africa, Elaine Neil Orr

A different sun : a novel of Africa, Elaine Neil Orr

Label
A different sun : a novel of Africa
Title
A different sun
Title remainder
a novel of Africa
Statement of responsibility
Elaine Neil Orr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Emma Davis reads the words of Isaiah 6:8 in her room at a Georgia women's college, she understands her true calling: to become a missionary. It is a leap of faith that sweeps her away to Africa in an odyssey of personal discovery, tremendous hardship, and profound transformation
Summary
Emma Bowman experiences a social and spiritual awakening when she follows her missionary husband on a journey to West Africa
Theme
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10190248
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Orr, Elaine Neil
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Plantation life
  • Missionaries' spouses
  • Missionaries
  • Americans
  • Self-realization
  • Nigeria
  • Psychological fiction
  • Christian fiction
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a novel of Africa
Label
A different sun : a novel of Africa, Elaine Neil Orr
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "An original publication"-- T.p. verso
  • Includes Reader's guide discussion questions (p. [387]-388)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn795168362
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Berkley trade pbk. ed.
Extent
388 p.
Isbn
9780425261309
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012030108
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)795168362
Label
A different sun : a novel of Africa, Elaine Neil Orr
Publication
Note
  • "An original publication"-- T.p. verso
  • Includes Reader's guide discussion questions (p. [387]-388)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn795168362
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Berkley trade pbk. ed.
Extent
388 p.
Isbn
9780425261309
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012030108
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)795168362

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