The Resource Hell and high water, Tanya Landman

Hell and high water, Tanya Landman

Label
Hell and high water
Title
Hell and high water
Statement of responsibility
Tanya Landman
Title variation
Hell & high water
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in the 18th-century, Caleb is the mixed race son of a poor puppeteer. When his father is wrongfully accused of theft and sentenced to transportation, Caleb is forced to seek out his estranged aunt in Devon. When a body washes up on a nearby beach, a shattered Caleb finds himself involved in a plot that places him and his newfound family in mortal danger
Summary
Set in eighteenth-century Devon, this is the story of Caleb, the son of a poor puppeteer. When his father is wrongfully accused of theft and sentenced to transportation, Caleb is left all alone in the world. As a mixed race boy living in an age of slavery, he has always been treated with fear and mistrust. Without his father he is more vulnerable than ever, and is forced to seek out his estranged aunt. After a body washes up on a nearby beach, a shattered Caleb finds himself involved in a dastardly plot: a plot that places him and his newfound family in mortal danger
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10518822
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Landman, Tanya
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 13-17
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
830
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Racially mixed people
  • False imprisonment
  • Devon (England)
  • Racially mixed people
  • False imprisonment
  • Devon (England)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Hell and high water, Tanya Landman
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
ocn959032975
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9780763688752
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)959032975
Label
Hell and high water, Tanya Landman
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
ocn959032975
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9780763688752
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)959032975

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