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The Resource Most American : notes from a wounded place, Rilla Askew ; foreword by Susan Kates

Most American : notes from a wounded place, Rilla Askew ; foreword by Susan Kates

Label
Most American : notes from a wounded place
Title
Most American
Title remainder
notes from a wounded place
Statement of responsibility
Rilla Askew ; foreword by Susan Kates
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the wake of increasing gun violence and heightened national debate about race relations and social inequality, Askew's reflections could not be more relevant. With a novelist's gift for storytelling, she paints a compelling portrait of a place and its people: resilient and ruthless, decent but self-deceiving, generous yet filled with prejudice--both the best and the worst of what it means to be American
Summary
In the wake of increasing gun violence and heightened national debate about race relations and social inequality, Askew’s reflections could not be more relevant. With a novelist’s gift for storytelling, she paints a compelling portrait of a place and its people: resilient and ruthless, decent but self-deceiving, generous yet filled with prejudice—both the best and the worst of what it means to be American
Tone
Writing style
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Biography type
autobiography
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10567623
Cataloging source
DLC
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Askew, Rilla
Dewey number
  • 814/.54
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1961-
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Kates, Susan
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True
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  • Askew, Rilla
  • Askew, Rilla
  • Askew, Rilla
  • Authors, American
  • Oklahoma
  • Authors, American
  • Homes
  • Social conditions
  • Oklahoma
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
  • HISTORY / United States / State & Local / Southwest (AZ, NM, OK, TX)
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Violence in Society
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
notes from a wounded place
Label
Most American : notes from a wounded place, Rilla Askew ; foreword by Susan Kates
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Most American -- Bloodmemory -- Passing: The writer's skin and authentic self -- A wounded place -- Near McAlester -- Rhumba -- The tornado that hit Boggy -- Trail -- Geronimo
Control code
ocn962010596
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xi, 160 pages
Isbn
9780806157177
Lccn
2016044853
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027280713
System control number
(OCoLC)962010596
Label
Most American : notes from a wounded place, Rilla Askew ; foreword by Susan Kates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Most American -- Bloodmemory -- Passing: The writer's skin and authentic self -- A wounded place -- Near McAlester -- Rhumba -- The tornado that hit Boggy -- Trail -- Geronimo
Control code
ocn962010596
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xi, 160 pages
Isbn
9780806157177
Lccn
2016044853
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027280713
System control number
(OCoLC)962010596

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