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The Resource Jacob's ladder : a story of Virginia during the war, Donald McCaig

Jacob's ladder : a story of Virginia during the war, Donald McCaig

Label
Jacob's ladder : a story of Virginia during the war
Title
Jacob's ladder
Title remainder
a story of Virginia during the war
Statement of responsibility
Donald McCaig
Title variation
Jacobs ladder
Title variation remainder
a story of Virginia during the war.
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A novel of the Civil War in which a young Southerner impregnates a black slave. The family quickly sells her, a white cotton trader marries and passes her off as white. But the girl was already married and her black husband runs away to join the Northern army in a bid to reclaim her
Summary
When a Works Project Administration writer interviews an old woman in 1934, he learns the secrets of a prominent Virginia family before and during the Civil War
Award
  • W. Y. Boyd Literary Award, 1999.
  • Michael Shaara Prize for Excellence in Civil War Fiction, 1998
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004964
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.A2555
LC item number
J33 1998
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a story of Virginia during the war.
Label
Jacob's ladder : a story of Virginia during the war, Donald McCaig
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
84513
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
525 p.
Isbn
9780393046298
Lccn
97031165
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm37464307
  • (OCoLC)37464307
Label
Jacob's ladder : a story of Virginia during the war, Donald McCaig
Publication
Control code
84513
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
525 p.
Isbn
9780393046298
Lccn
97031165
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm37464307
  • (OCoLC)37464307

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