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The Resource Mudbound : [a Gab bag for book discussion groups], by Hillary Jordan, (kit)

Mudbound : [a Gab bag for book discussion groups], by Hillary Jordan, (kit)

Label
Mudbound : [a Gab bag for book discussion groups]
Title
Mudbound
Title remainder
[a Gab bag for book discussion groups]
Statement of responsibility
by Hillary Jordan
Title variation
Gab bags
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1946, Laura McAllan tries to adjust after moving with her husband and two children to an isolated cotton farm in the Mississipi Delta
Member of
Summary
Mudbound takes on prejudice in its myriad forms on a Mississippi Delta farm in 1946. City girl Laura McAllen attempts to raise her family despite questionable decisions made by her husband. Tensions continue to rise when her brother-in-law and the son of a family of sharecroppers both return from WWII as changed men bearing the scars of combat.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Bellwether Prize for Fiction, 2006.
  • Alex Award, 2009.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2014.
Awards note
Bellwether Prize for fiction, 2006
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231862
Cataloging source
VAK
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1963-
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Jordan, Hillary
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Williamsburg Regional Library
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True
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  • Farm life
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • African American veterans
  • Mississippi
  • Book clubs (Discussion groups)
  • Group reading
Target audience
adult
Label
Mudbound : [a Gab bag for book discussion groups], by Hillary Jordan, (kit)
Link
http://www.kitkeeper.com/show_kit_list.cfm?curOrg=wburg&curKID=11074
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes an interview with the author and a reading and discussion guide
  • Title from tag attached to tote bag
  • Assembled by the Adult Services staff of the Williamsburg Regional Library for use by book discussion groups
  • Copies published: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2009 (imprint may vary)
  • Each copy: 339 pages
Accompanying material
1 resource notebook
Carrier category
object
Carrier category code
  • nr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
three-dimensional form
Content type code
  • tdf
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
Book discussion group edition.
Extent
10 regular print copies, 2 large print copies, 1 audiobook +
Isbn
9781565126770
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Please call Adult Services Desk at 259-7720 with any questions.
System control number
  • 824359901
  • (OCoLC)824359901
Label
Mudbound : [a Gab bag for book discussion groups], by Hillary Jordan, (kit)
Link
http://www.kitkeeper.com/show_kit_list.cfm?curOrg=wburg&curKID=11074
Publication
Note
  • Includes an interview with the author and a reading and discussion guide
  • Title from tag attached to tote bag
  • Assembled by the Adult Services staff of the Williamsburg Regional Library for use by book discussion groups
  • Copies published: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2009 (imprint may vary)
  • Each copy: 339 pages
Accompanying material
1 resource notebook
Carrier category
object
Carrier category code
  • nr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
three-dimensional form
Content type code
  • tdf
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
Book discussion group edition.
Extent
10 regular print copies, 2 large print copies, 1 audiobook +
Isbn
9781565126770
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Please call Adult Services Desk at 259-7720 with any questions.
System control number
  • 824359901
  • (OCoLC)824359901
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