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The Resource Salvage the Bones : a Novel, Jesmyn Ward

Salvage the Bones : a Novel, Jesmyn Ward

Label
Salvage the Bones : a Novel
Title
Salvage the Bones
Title remainder
a Novel
Statement of responsibility
Jesmyn Ward
Creator
Author
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
Awards note
National Book Award Winner for Fiction, 2011.
Cataloging source
GCB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ward, Jesmyn
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Intended audience
890
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PS3623.A7323
LC item number
S36 2012
Literary form
novels
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
  • Gulf Coast (Miss.)
Label
Salvage the Bones : a Novel, Jesmyn Ward
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
Contents
The first day : birth in a bare-bulb place -- The second day : hidden eggs -- The third day : sickness in the dirt -- The fourth day : worth stealing -- The fifth day : salvage the bones -- The sixth day : a steady hand -- The seventh day : game dogs and game men -- The eighth day : make them know -- The ninth day : hurricane eclipse -- The tenth day : in the endless eye -- The eleventh day : Katrina -- The twelfth day : alive
Control code
ocn790128611
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9781608196265
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)790128611
Label
Salvage the Bones : a Novel, Jesmyn Ward
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first day : birth in a bare-bulb place -- The second day : hidden eggs -- The third day : sickness in the dirt -- The fourth day : worth stealing -- The fifth day : salvage the bones -- The sixth day : a steady hand -- The seventh day : game dogs and game men -- The eighth day : make them know -- The ninth day : hurricane eclipse -- The tenth day : in the endless eye -- The eleventh day : Katrina -- The twelfth day : alive
Control code
ocn790128611
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9781608196265
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)790128611
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