The Resource The good lord bird, James McBride

The good lord bird, James McBride

Label
The good lord bird
Title
The good lord bird
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James McBride
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Henry Shackleford is a young slave living in the Kansas Territory in 1857, when the region is a battleground between anti- and pro-slavery forces. When John Brown, the legendary abolitionist, arrives in the area, an argument between Brown and Henry's master quickly turns violent. Henry is forced to leave town -- with Brown, who believes he's a girl. Over the ensuing months, Henry, whom Brown nicknames Little Onion, conceals his true identity as he struggles to stay alive. Eventually Little Onion finds himself with Brown at the historic raid on Harpers Ferry in 1859, one of the great catalysts for the Civil War
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Awards note
National Book Award, 2013
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.C28
LC item number
G66 2013b
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print historical fiction
The good lord bird, James McBride
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The good lord bird, James McBride
Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
417 pages
Isbn
9781594486340
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013004014
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
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System control number
  • (OCoLC)820123671
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