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The Resource Bad land : an American romance, Jonathan Raban

Bad land : an American romance, Jonathan Raban

Label
Bad land : an American romance
Title
Bad land
Title remainder
an American romance
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Raban
Title variation
Badland
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author travels through the towns the settlers left behind in their race to the West, sifting through the ruins of their farms and schoolhouses and speaking with their scattered descendants
Summary
Journeys beyond the myth of the American West to reveal the harsh and desperate realities of the homesteaders' lives, offering an incisive portrait of the American heartland that redefines the essence of the American dream
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1998.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1996.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Non-Fiction, 1996.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
154541
Cataloging source
DPB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Raban, Jonathan
Dewey number
978
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Travel
  • United States, West
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an American romance
Label
Bad land : an American romance, Jonathan Raban
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published ... by Picador, London ... in 1996"--Verso title page
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The open door -- Fictions -- Pictures -- Fences -- Plain sailing -- Heavy weather -- Clinging to the wreckage -- Off the map -- Woods and water -- Home
Control code
ocm37842787
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage Departures ed.
Extent
364 pages
Isbn
9780679759065
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
96013432
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)37842787
Label
Bad land : an American romance, Jonathan Raban
Publication
Note
"Originally published ... by Picador, London ... in 1996"--Verso title page
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The open door -- Fictions -- Pictures -- Fences -- Plain sailing -- Heavy weather -- Clinging to the wreckage -- Off the map -- Woods and water -- Home
Control code
ocm37842787
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage Departures ed.
Extent
364 pages
Isbn
9780679759065
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
96013432
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)37842787

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