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The Resource A free man of color, Barbara Hambly

A free man of color, Barbara Hambly

Label
A free man of color
Title
A free man of color
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Hambly
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A historical mystery in 1830s New Orleans whose protagonist is a free man of color. Dr. Benjamin January, back in America after 15 years in Paris where he became a surgeon, goes to the help of a woman. In revenge, he is framed by her enemies for murder and must clear his name. A look at the complicated race relations of the period in New Orleans
Member of
Summary
Ben January, free man of color, returns to New Orleans in the 19th century, only to find that nothing has changed for African Americans, and when a woman is murdered, whites in the community want to blame him
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
003119
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hambly, Barbara
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Benjamin January series
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • January, Benjamin (Fictitious character)
  • African American men
  • Free African Americans
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • African American men
  • Free African Americans
  • January, Benjamin (Fictitious character)
  • Louisiana
Target audience
adult
Label
A free man of color, Barbara Hambly
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocm35627751
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780553102581
Lccn
96044942
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)35627751
Label
A free man of color, Barbara Hambly
Publication
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
ocm35627751
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780553102581
Lccn
96044942
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)35627751

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