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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
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
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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Alex Award, 2012.
  • National Book Award for Fiction, 2011.
  • Library Journal Best Books 2011
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2012.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10003061
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ward, Jesmyn
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
890
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American children
  • African American families
  • Rural poor
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Motherless families
  • African American teenage girls
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005
  • Gulf Coast (Miss.)
Target audience
adult

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
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