The Resource Salvage the bones : a novel, Jesmyn Ward

Salvage the bones : a novel, Jesmyn Ward

Label
Salvage the bones : a novel
Title
Salvage the bones
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jesmyn Ward
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Enduring a hardscrabble existence as the children of alcoholic and absent parents, four siblings from a coastal Mississippi town prepare their meager stores for the arrival of Hurricane Katrina while struggling with such challenges as a teen pregnancy and a dying litter of prize pups
Summary
Enduring a hardscrabble existence as the children of alcoholic and absent parents, four siblings from a coastal Mississippi town prepare their meager stores for the arrival of Hurricane Katrina while struggling with such challenges as a teen pregnancy and a dying litter of prize pups
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Alex Award, 2012.
  • National Book Award for Fiction, 2011.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2012.
Awards note
National Book Award, Fiction, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10003061
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ward, Jesmyn
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
890
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American children
  • African American teenage girls
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Motherless families
  • African American families
  • Rural poor
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005
  • Gulf Coast (Miss.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Salvage the bones : a novel, Jesmyn Ward
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
Control code
ocn694566457
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9781608195220
Lccn
2010053025
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)694566457
Label
Salvage the bones : a novel, Jesmyn Ward
Publication
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
ocn694566457
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9781608195220
Lccn
2010053025
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)694566457

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