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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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Alex Award, 2012.
  • National Book Award for Fiction, 2011.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2012.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10003061
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ward, Jesmyn
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3623.A7323
LC item number
S36 2011
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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.)
Target audience
adult
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
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9781608196265
Lccn
2010053025
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 694566457
  • (OCoLC)694566457
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
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9781608196265
Lccn
2010053025
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 694566457
  • (OCoLC)694566457

Library Locations

    • James City County LibraryBorrow it
      7770 Croaker Road, Williamsburg, VA, 23188, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
    • Williamsburg LibraryBorrow it
      515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg, VA, 23185, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
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