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The indigo girl : a novel, Natasha Boyd

Label
The indigo girl : a novel
Title
The indigo girl
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Natasha Boyd
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of Eliza Lucas Pinckney, who ran her father's plantation outside Charleston, South Carolina in the 1700s and struck a bargain with the plantation's slaves--teach her how to make indigo and she would teach them to read
Summary
A remarkable young woman whose actions were far ahead of her time, teenager Eliza Lucas, running her family's plantations, discovers that they are in danger of losing everything. She strikes a dangerous deal with a slave: teach her the intricate, secret process of making indigo dye, and in return—against the laws of the day—she will teach the slaves to read, in an incredible true story of dangerous and hidden friendships, ambition, betrayal, and sacrifice
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10577001
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Boyd, Natasha
Dewey number
813.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.O93258
LC item number
I54 2017
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pinckney, Eliza Lucas
  • Indigo
  • Slaves
  • South Carolina
  • Women plantation owners
  • Women
Target audience
adult
Label
The indigo girl : a novel, Natasha Boyd
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The story ... was based on true events and historical documents"--Page 335, A note from the author
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and discussion questions
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9781455137114
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
  • 981983080
  • (OCoLC)981983080
Label
The indigo girl : a novel, Natasha Boyd
Publication
Note
"The story ... was based on true events and historical documents"--Page 335, A note from the author
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and discussion questions
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9781455137114
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
  • 981983080
  • (OCoLC)981983080

Library Locations

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      7770 Croaker Road, Williamsburg, VA, 23188, US
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      515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg, VA, 23185, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
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