The Resource Hour glass : a novel, Michelle Rene

Hour glass : a novel, Michelle Rene

Label
Hour glass : a novel
Title
Hour glass
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Michelle Rene
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in the lawless town of Deadwood, South Dakota, Hour Glass shares an intimate look at the woman behind the legend of Calamity Jane told through the eyes of twelve-year-old Jimmy Glass. After their pa falls deathly ill with smallpox, Jimmy and his sister, Hour, travel into Deadwood to seek help. While their pa is in quarantine, the two form unbreakable bonds with the surrogate family that emerges from the tragedy of loss. In a place where life is fragile and families are ripped apart by disease, death, and desperation, a surprising collection of Deadwood's inhabitants surround Jimmy, Hour, and Jane. There, in the most unexpected of places, they find a family protecting them from the uncertainty and chaos that surrounds them all
Summary
Calamity Jane becomes a surrogate mother to twelve-year-old Jimmy Glass and his sister when their father is quarantined with smallpox, creating unbreakable bonds between them
Storyline
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10622448
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rene, Michelle
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Calamity Jane
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Quarantine
  • Smallpox
  • Families
  • South Dakota
  • FICTION / Coming of Age
  • FICTION / Historical
  • FICTION / Westerns
  • South Dakota
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Families
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Quarantine
  • Smallpox
  • South Dakota
Target audience
adult
Label
Hour glass : a novel, Michelle Rene
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
1927636
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9781944995492
Lccn
2017946539
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781944995492
  • (OCoLC)992745915
Label
Hour glass : a novel, Michelle Rene
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
1927636
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9781944995492
Lccn
2017946539
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781944995492
  • (OCoLC)992745915

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