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The Resource The gospel of trees : a memoir, Apricot Irving

The gospel of trees : a memoir, Apricot Irving

Label
The gospel of trees : a memoir
Title
The gospel of trees
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Apricot Irving
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author shares her memories of growing up in Haiti as the daughter of an idealistic missionary, exploring her experiences living in a hospital compound as her family and the country experienced a period of upheaval
Summary
A first book by an award-winning writer recounts her childhood as a missionary's daughter in Haiti during a time of complicated and tumultuous foreign intervention, describing how her perspectives on the region transformed as she came of age and how her family struggled with disparate views about her father's absolute approaches to his work
Tone
Writing style
Award
Oregon Book Awards, Sarah Winnemucca Award for Creative Nonfiction, 2019.
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10623733
Cataloging source
CGL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Irving, Apricot Anderson
Dewey number
  • 818/.603
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
BV2094.5.I78
LC item number
A3 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Irving, Apricot Anderson
  • Irving, Apricot Anderson
  • Children of missionaries
  • Americans
  • Haiti
  • Missions
Target audience
adult
Label
The gospel of trees : a memoir, Apricot Irving
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
on1024082321
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
373 pages
Isbn
9781451690453
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1024082321
Label
The gospel of trees : a memoir, Apricot Irving
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
on1024082321
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
373 pages
Isbn
9781451690453
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1024082321

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