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The Resource The orphan mother : a novel, by Robert Hicks

The orphan mother : a novel, by Robert Hicks

Label
The orphan mother : a novel
Title
The orphan mother
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Robert Hicks
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In the years following the Civil War, Mariah Reddick, former slave to Carrie McGavock the "Widow of the South"-has quietly built a new life for herself as a midwife to the women of Franklin, Tennessee. But, as they are through much of the South, changes are sweeping through the town and coming for Mariah
  • In the years following the Civil War, Mariah Reddick, former slave to Carrie McGavock the "Widow of the South," has quietly built a new life for herself as a midwife to the women of Franklin, Tennessee. But changes are sweeping through the South, the town, and for Mariah. When her grown son Theopolis decides to speak at a political rally in town, a riot breaks out and he is murdered as he approaches the podium. Mariah must confront her own difficult truths-- and the conspiracy that resulted in her son's death may determine the fate of Tennessee itself
Summary
Following the Civil War, former slave Mariah Reddick has quietly built a new life for herself as a midwife to the women of Franklin, Tennessee, but when her ambitious, politically-minded grown son, Theopolis, is murdered, Mariah finds her world once morebreaking apart
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10524478
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hicks, Robert
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.I287
LC item number
O77 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women
  • Midwives
  • Historical fiction
  • Tennessee
Target audience
adult
Label
The orphan mother : a novel, by Robert Hicks
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9780446581769
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)939705617
  • (OCoLC)ocn939705617
  • 504904
Label
The orphan mother : a novel, by Robert Hicks
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9780446581769
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)939705617
  • (OCoLC)ocn939705617
  • 504904

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