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The Resource Dreamland, Kevin Baker

Dreamland, Kevin Baker

Label
Dreamland
Title
Dreamland
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Baker
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A novel on turn-of-the century New York, portraying its various faces. The cast includes a Jewish seamstress who rebels against her rabbi father to become a union organizer, an Irish-American senator who rules the city with the help of corrupt police, and Freud who gives his views on crass America
Member of
Summary
Follows a young Eastern European stowaway from his 1909 arrival in New York City, through his rise to power in a Manhattan underworld organization, to the birth of the labor union movement
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 1999
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
013880
Cataloging source
GO3
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baker, Kevin
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.A43143
LC item number
D74 2006
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
City of fire trilogy
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Freud, Sigmund
  • Jung, C. G.
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Company
  • Women clothing workers
  • Political corruption
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Tammany Hall (Political organization)
  • Immigrants
Target audience
adult
Label
Dreamland, Kevin Baker
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes "About the author -- About the book -- Read on"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
657, 18 pages
Isbn
9780060852726
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 70276909
  • (OCoLC)70276909
Label
Dreamland, Kevin Baker
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes "About the author -- About the book -- Read on"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
657, 18 pages
Isbn
9780060852726
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 70276909
  • (OCoLC)70276909

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