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The Resource Whistling past the graveyard, Susan Crandall

Whistling past the graveyard, Susan Crandall

Label
Whistling past the graveyard
Title
Whistling past the graveyard
Statement of responsibility
Susan Crandall
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the summer of 1963, nine-year-old spitfire Starla Claudelle runs away from her strict grandmother's Mississippi home. Starla hasn't seen her momma since she was three--that's when Lulu left for Nashville to become a famous singer. Starla's daddy works on an oil rig in the Gulf, so Mamie, with her tsk-tsk sounds and her bitter refrain of "Lord, give me strength, " is the nearest thing to family Starla has
Summary
Fleeing her strict grandmother's home in 1963 Mississippi, 9-year-old Starla Claudelle becomes an unlikely companion to an African-American woman at whose side she learns harsh lessons about period segregation and family
Theme
Storyline
Tone
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10185418
Cataloging source
DLC
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Crandall, Susan
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Girls
  • Runaway children
  • Mississippi
Target audience
adult
Label
Whistling past the graveyard, Susan Crandall
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000050385236
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9781476707723
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Label
Whistling past the graveyard, Susan Crandall
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000050385236
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9781476707723
Isbn Type
(hardcover)

Library Locations

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