The Resource Mudbound, a novel by Hillary Jordan

Mudbound, a novel by Hillary Jordan

Label
Mudbound
Title
Mudbound
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Hillary Jordan
Title variation
Mud bound
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1946, Laura McAllan tries to adjust after moving with her husband and two children to an isolated cotton farm in the Mississipi Delta
Summary
Mudbound takes on prejudice in its myriad forms on a Mississippi Delta farm in 1946. City girl Laura McAllen attempts to raise her family despite questionable decisions made by her husband. Tensions continue to rise when her brother-in-law and the son of a family of sharecroppers both return from WWII as changed men bearing the scars of combat.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Bellwether Prize for Fiction, 2006.
  • Alex Award, 2009.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2014.
Awards note
Bellwether Prize for fiction, 2006
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231862
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1963-
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Jordan, Hillary
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • Farm life
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • African American veterans
  • Mississippi
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • African American veterans
  • Farm life
  • Race relations
  • Veterans
  • Mississippi
Target audience
adult
Label
Mudbound, a novel by Hillary Jordan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes an interview with the author and a reading and discussion guide
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
ocn244420371
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9781565126770
Lccn
2007044471
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)244420371
Label
Mudbound, a novel by Hillary Jordan
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes an interview with the author and a reading and discussion guide
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
ocn244420371
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9781565126770
Lccn
2007044471
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)244420371

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