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The Resource The all-true travels and adventures of Lidie Newton : a novel, Jane Smiley

The all-true travels and adventures of Lidie Newton : a novel, Jane Smiley

Label
The all-true travels and adventures of Lidie Newton : a novel
Title
The all-true travels and adventures of Lidie Newton
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jane Smiley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Plain, independent Lidie Harkness, impatient with the restrictions placed on women in mid-nineteenth century Illinois, jumps at the chance to marry New England abolitionist Thomas Newton and travel with him to the Kansas Territory where they embark on a dangerous quest to stop the spread of slavery
Summary
In Quincy, Illinois, Lidie, 20, marries abolitionist Thomas Newton and goes with him to Kansas, but when Thomas is murdered, she disguises herself to get revenge
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Spur Award for Best Novel of the West (Long Novel), 1999.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
056344
Cataloging source
DPB
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
The all-true travels and adventures of Lidie Newton : a novel, Jane Smiley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1998
  • Includes a reading group discussion guide [13 p.] after p. 452
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
ocm40688597
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Fawcett Books ed.
Extent
ix, 452 pages
Isbn
9780449910832
Lccn
98096778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)40688597
Label
The all-true travels and adventures of Lidie Newton : a novel, Jane Smiley
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1998
  • Includes a reading group discussion guide [13 p.] after p. 452
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
ocm40688597
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Fawcett Books ed.
Extent
ix, 452 pages
Isbn
9780449910832
Lccn
98096778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)40688597

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