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The Resource The march : a novel, E.L. Doctorow, (text large print)

The march : a novel, E.L. Doctorow, (text large print)

Label
The march : a novel
Title
The march
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
E.L. Doctorow
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1864, after Union general William Tecumseh Sherman burned Atlanta, he marched his sixty thousand troops east through Georgia to the sea, and then up into the Carolinas. The army fought off Confederate forces and lived off the land, pillaging the Southern plantations, taking cattle and crops for their own, demolishing cities, and accumulating a borne-along population of freed blacks and white refugees until all that remained was the dangerous transient life of the uprooted, the dispossessed, and the triumphant
Summary
Chronicles Union General William Tecumseh Sherman's devastating march through Georgia and the Carolinas during the final years of the Civil War and the profound impact it had on the marchers, those in their path, and the outcome of the war
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2005.
  • Michael Shaara Prize for Excellence in Civil War Fiction, 2006
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2005.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2005
  • PEN-Faulkner Award, 2006.
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135522
Cataloging source
TEFBT
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1931-2015
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Doctorow, E. L.
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.O3
LC item number
M37 2005b
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sherman's March through the Carolinas
  • Sherman's March to the Sea
  • Georgia
  • South Carolina
Target audience
adult
Label
The march : a novel, E.L. Doctorow, (text large print)
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
24 cm
Extent
509 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780375728488
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
61332379
Label
The march : a novel, E.L. Doctorow, (text large print)
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
24 cm
Extent
509 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780375728488
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
61332379

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