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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
Awards note
National Book Award Winner for Fiction, 2011.
Cataloging source
GCB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ward, Jesmyn
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Intended audience
890
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PS3623.A7323
LC item number
S36 2012
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hurricane Katrina (2005)
  • African American children
  • African American teenage girls
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Motherless families
  • African American families
  • Rural poor
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005
  • Gulf Coast (Miss.)
  • African American children
  • African American families
  • African American teenage girls
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Motherless families
  • Rural poor
  • Mississippi
  • Mississippi
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005
  • African American children
  • Siblings
  • African American families
  • Rural poor
  • National Book Award
  • Gulf Coast (Mississippi)
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
Contents
The first day : birth in a bare-bulb place -- The second day : hidden eggs -- The third day : sickness in the dirt -- The fourth day : worth stealing -- The fifth day : salvage the bones -- The sixth day : a steady hand -- The seventh day : game dogs and game men -- The eighth day : make them know -- The ninth day : hurricane eclipse -- The tenth day : in the endless eye -- The eleventh day : Katrina -- The twelfth day : alive
Control code
ocn790128611
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9781608196265
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781608196265
  • (OCoLC)790128611
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
Contents
The first day : birth in a bare-bulb place -- The second day : hidden eggs -- The third day : sickness in the dirt -- The fourth day : worth stealing -- The fifth day : salvage the bones -- The sixth day : a steady hand -- The seventh day : game dogs and game men -- The eighth day : make them know -- The ninth day : hurricane eclipse -- The tenth day : in the endless eye -- The eleventh day : Katrina -- The twelfth day : alive
Control code
ocn790128611
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9781608196265
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781608196265
  • (OCoLC)790128611

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