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The Resource Roxanna Slade, Reynolds Price

Roxanna Slade, Reynolds Price

Label
Roxanna Slade
Title
Roxanna Slade
Statement of responsibility
Reynolds Price
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • An old woman born in 1900 reflects on the joys and sorrows of her long life, commenting on them with wisdom. She is Roxanna Slade, matriarch of a rural family, and her story gives a portrait of the South before the great changes
  • Rosanna begins her story on her twentieth birthday--a day that introduces her to the harsh realities of adulthood and changes the course of her life forever
Summary
Roxanna begins her story on her twentieth birthday - a day that introduces her to the harsh realities of adulthood and changes the course of her life forever. From this day on, Roxanna is quick to share with the reader the intimate details of ninety years of life in North Carolina. While she rarely leaves the small town of her youth, Roxanna's vision of the world is shaped by intense passions and loyalties and the certain tragedies of a life long lived
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1998.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
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005982
Cataloging source
IKG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-2011
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Price, Reynolds
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.R54
LC item number
R69 1999
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • City and town life
  • Older women
  • North Carolina
Target audience
adult
Label
Roxanna Slade, Reynolds Price
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in 1998
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 Scribner paperback Fiction edition.
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9780684853734
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 41162765
  • (OCoLC)41162765
Label
Roxanna Slade, Reynolds Price
Publication
Note
Originally published in 1998
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 Scribner paperback Fiction edition.
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9780684853734
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 41162765
  • (OCoLC)41162765

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