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The Resource The good lord bird, James McBride

The good lord bird, James McBride

Label
The good lord bird
Title
The good lord bird
Statement of responsibility
James McBride
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fleeing his violent master at the side of abolitionist John Brown at the height of the slavery debate in mid-nineteenth-century Kansas Territory, Henry pretends to be a girl to hide his identity throughout the raid on Harpers Ferry in 1859
Awards note
Winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McBride, James
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.C28
LC item number
G66 2013
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brown, John
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Abolitionists
  • Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The good lord bird, James McBride
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part one. Free Deeds (Kansas). Meet the Lord -- Good lord bird -- Old man's army -- Massacre -- Nigger Bob -- Prisoner again -- Black Jack -- Bad omen -- Sign from God
  • Part two. Slave Deeds (Missouri). Real gunslinger -- Pie -- Sibonia -- Insurrection -- Terrible discovery -- Squeezed -- Busting out
  • Part three. Legend (Virginia). Rolling into history -- Meeting a great man -- Smelling like bear -- Rousing the hive -- Plan -- Spy -- Word -- Rail man -- Annie -- Things heaven sent -- Escape -- Attack -- Bowl of confusion -- Un-hiving the bees -- Last stand -- Getting gone
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Riverhead trade paperback Showtime tie-in edition.
Extent
458 pages
Isbn
9780593191965
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1182628556
  • (OCoLC)1182628556
Label
The good lord bird, James McBride
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part one. Free Deeds (Kansas). Meet the Lord -- Good lord bird -- Old man's army -- Massacre -- Nigger Bob -- Prisoner again -- Black Jack -- Bad omen -- Sign from God
  • Part two. Slave Deeds (Missouri). Real gunslinger -- Pie -- Sibonia -- Insurrection -- Terrible discovery -- Squeezed -- Busting out
  • Part three. Legend (Virginia). Rolling into history -- Meeting a great man -- Smelling like bear -- Rousing the hive -- Plan -- Spy -- Word -- Rail man -- Annie -- Things heaven sent -- Escape -- Attack -- Bowl of confusion -- Un-hiving the bees -- Last stand -- Getting gone
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Riverhead trade paperback Showtime tie-in edition.
Extent
458 pages
Isbn
9780593191965
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1182628556
  • (OCoLC)1182628556

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