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The Resource River, cross my heart, Breena Clarke

River, cross my heart, Breena Clarke

Label
River, cross my heart
Title
River, cross my heart
Statement of responsibility
Breena Clarke
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The impact of a child's drowning on a black family in 1925 Washington, especially on the 12-year-old sister who was baby-sitting the girl. Told against the background of the lot of blacks at the time
Member of
Summary
After the drowning death of their daughter in the Potomac River, a family leaves their rural North Carolina world in search of a better life among friends and relatives in Georgetown, as they grapple with their loss and struggle to move forward
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Alex Award, 2000.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
020372
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clarke, Breena
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
6.5
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Oprah's book club
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American families
  • Afro-Americans
  • Georgetown (Washington, D.C.)
  • Washington (D.C.)
Target audience
adult
Label
River, cross my heart, Breena Clarke
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
1487175
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 245 pages
Isbn
9780316899987
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
99012672
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780316899987
  • (OCoLC)40683410
Label
River, cross my heart, Breena Clarke
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
1487175
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 245 pages
Isbn
9780316899987
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
99012672
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780316899987
  • (OCoLC)40683410

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