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The Resource A father's law, Richard Wright

A father's law, Richard Wright

Label
A father's law
Title
A father's law
Statement of responsibility
Richard Wright
Title variation
fathers law
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A novel left unfinished by Richard Wright at the time of his death in 1960, telling the story of Ruddy Turner, an African-American police chief in a Chicago suburb, who struggles to know what to do when he begins to suspect his college-age son Tommy is a murderer
Summary
Written shortly before and left unfinished at the time of his death and published for the first time, a masterful novel by the author of Native Son explores one man's conflict over his dual roles as a black police officer and father, especially after he begins to suspect that his son is a murderer. Original. 50,000 first printing
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
223220
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1908-1960
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wright, Richard
Dewey number
813/.52
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American police chiefs
  • Fathers and sons
  • Conflict of generations
Target audience
adult
Label
A father's law, Richard Wright
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"P.S. insights, interviews & more ..."--Cover
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
661701
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 268 pages, 32 pages
Isbn
9780061349164
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2007050879
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061349164
  • (OCoLC)156816390
Label
A father's law, Richard Wright
Publication
Copyright
Note
"P.S. insights, interviews & more ..."--Cover
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
661701
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 268 pages, 32 pages
Isbn
9780061349164
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2007050879
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061349164
  • (OCoLC)156816390

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