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The Resource Salvage the bones, Jesmyn Ward

Salvage the bones, Jesmyn Ward

Label
Salvage the bones
Title
Salvage the bones
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
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.
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
LC call number
PS3623.A7323
LC item number
S36 2012
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 890
  • 890
Literary form
fiction
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
  • Large type books
  • Gulf Coast (Miss.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Salvage the bones, Jesmyn Ward
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
860963
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
405 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410447111
Lccn
2011050972
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781410447111
Label
Salvage the bones, Jesmyn Ward
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
860963
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
405 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410447111
Lccn
2011050972
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781410447111

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