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The Resource The girl who fell from the sky : a novel, by Heidi W. Durrow

The girl who fell from the sky : a novel, by Heidi W. Durrow

Label
The girl who fell from the sky : a novel
Title
The girl who fell from the sky
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Heidi W. Durrow
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After a family tragedy orphans her, Rachel, the daughter of a Danish mother and a black G.I., moves into her grandmother's mostly black community in the 1980s, where she must swallow her grief and confront her identity as a biracial woman in a world that wants to see her as either black or white
Summary
After a family tragedy orphans her, Rachel, the daughter of a Danish mother and a black G.I., moves into her grandmother's mostly black community in the 1980s, where she must swallow her grief and confront her identity as a biracial woman in a world thatwants to see her as either black or white
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
Bellwether Prize for Fiction, 2008.
Awards note
Bellwether Prize for Fiction, 2008.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
336107
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Durrow, Heidi W.
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Racially mixed children
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Intergenerational relations
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Intergenerational relations
  • Racially mixed children
Target audience
adult
Label
The girl who fell from the sky : a novel, by Heidi W. Durrow
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
ocn303099540
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9781565126800
Lccn
2009027572
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)303099540
Label
The girl who fell from the sky : a novel, by Heidi W. Durrow
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
ocn303099540
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9781565126800
Lccn
2009027572
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)303099540

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