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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, Fiction, 2011.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ward, Jesmyn
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Interest level
  • High School
  • Grades 9-12
LC call number
PS3623.A7323
LC item number
S36 2011
Literary form
novels
NLM call number
Ward, J.
Reading level
  • 5.7
  • 5.3
Study program name
  • Reading Counts
  • Accelerated Reader
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.)
  • Poverty
  • Natural disasters
  • Family life
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
ocn694566457
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9781408827000
Lccn
2010053025
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9781608195220
System control number
(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
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
ocn694566457
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9781408827000
Lccn
2010053025
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9781608195220
System control number
(OCoLC)694566457

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