The Resource Fire on the mountain, Terry Bisson, (electronic resource)

Fire on the mountain, Terry Bisson, (electronic resource)

Label
Fire on the mountain
Title
Fire on the mountain
Statement of responsibility
Terry Bisson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presenting an alternative version of African American history, this novel explores what might have happened if John Browns 1859 raid on Harpers Ferry had been successful. Chronicling life in a thriving black nation founded by Brown in the former southeastern United States, this dramatic story opens 100 years later, just as Nova Africa is poised to celebrate its first landing of a spacecraft on Mars. The prosperous black state will soon be tested when the granddaughter of John Brown returns from Africa to reunite with her daughter and share with her a secret that will alter their lives forever
Summary
In a South where the Civil War never happened, a successful slave revolution spawns a socialist utopia, and a Black woman grieves for the loss of her astronaut husband on a mission to Mars
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
015677
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Bisson, Terry
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Fire on the mountain, Terry Bisson, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11330254
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781604862584
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11330254
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Fire on the mountain, Terry Bisson, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11330254
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781604862584
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11330254
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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