The Resource An unkindness of ghosts, Rivers Solomon

An unkindness of ghosts, Rivers Solomon

Label
An unkindness of ghosts
Title
An unkindness of ghosts
Statement of responsibility
Rivers Solomon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Aster has little to offer folks in the way of rebuttal when they call her ogre and freak. She's used to the names; she only wishes there was more truth to them. If she were truly a monster, she'd be powerful enough to tear down the walls around her until nothing remains of her world. Aster lives in the lowdeck slums of the HSS Matilda, a space vessel organized much like the antebellum South. For generations, Matilda has ferried the last of humanity to a mythical Promised Land. On its way, the ship's leaders have imposed harsh moral restrictions and deep indignities on dark-skinned sharecroppers like Aster. Embroiled in a grudge with a brutal overseer, Aster learns there may be a way to improve her lot--if she's willing to sow the seeds of civil war"--Page 4 of cover
Summary
Aster lives in the lowdeck slums of the HSS Matilda, a space vessel organized much like the antebellum South. For generations, Matilda has ferried the last of humanity to a mythical Promised Land. On its way, the ship's leaders have imposed harsh moral restrictions and deep indignities on dark-skinned sharecroppers like Aster. Embroiled in a grudge with a brutal overseer, Aster learns there may be a way to improve her lot--if she's willing to sow the seeds of civil war
Theme
Storyline
Writing style
Character
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2017.
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10599279
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Solomon, Rivers
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • Slavery
  • Racism
  • Equality
  • Interplanetary voyages
  • Government, Resistance to
  • Equality
  • Government, Resistance to
  • Interplanetary voyages
  • Racism
  • Slavery
Target audience
adult
Label
An unkindness of ghosts, Rivers Solomon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
ocn974676983
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
349 pages
Isbn
9781617755880
Lccn
2017936119
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)974676983
Label
An unkindness of ghosts, Rivers Solomon
Publication
Copyright
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
ocn974676983
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
349 pages
Isbn
9781617755880
Lccn
2017936119
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)974676983

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