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The Resource Song of the shank : a novel, Jeffery Renard Allen

Song of the shank : a novel, Jeffery Renard Allen

Label
Song of the shank : a novel
Title
Song of the shank
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jeffery Renard Allen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In 1866 as Tom and his guardian, Eliza Bethune, struggle to adjust to their fashionable apartment in the city in the aftermath of riots that had driven them away a few years before. But soon a stranger arrives from the mysterious island of Edgemere, inhabited solely by African settlers and black refugees from the war and riots, who intends to reunite Tom with his now-liberated mother."--Page 4 of cover
Summary
"In 1866 as Tom and his guardian, Eliza Bethune, struggle to adjust to their fashionable apartment in the city in the aftermath of riots that had driven them away a few years before. But soon a stranger arrives from the mysterious island of Edgemere, inhabited solely by African settlers and black refugees from the war and riots, who intends to reunite Tom with his now-liberated mother."-- Page [4] of cover
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10314272
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Allen, Jeffery Renard
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blind Tom
  • Blind Tom
  • African American musicians
  • Pianists
  • Blind musicians
  • Mothers and sons
  • Slavery
  • Exploitation
  • Roman
  • Amerikanisches Englisch
Target audience
adult
Label
Song of the shank : a novel, Jeffery Renard Allen
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
ocn857967485
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
570 pages
Isbn
9781555976804
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2013958011
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)857967485
Label
Song of the shank : a novel, Jeffery Renard Allen
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
ocn857967485
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
570 pages
Isbn
9781555976804
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2013958011
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)857967485

Library Locations

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