The Resource The all-true travels and adventures of Lidie Newton : a novel, by Jane Smiley

The all-true travels and adventures of Lidie Newton : a novel, by Jane Smiley

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The all-true travels and adventures of Lidie Newton : a novel
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The all-true travels and adventures of Lidie Newton
Title remainder
a novel
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by Jane Smiley
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eng
Summary
A novel on 1855 Bloody Kansas, an armed clash between slaveholders and abolitionists, often referred to as a prologue to the Civil War. The heroine is Lidie Newton, the wife of a slain abolitionist. Dressed as a boy, she embarks on a mission of revenge against his killer
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Title
The all-true travels and adventures of Lidie Newton
Creator
Summary
In Quincy, Illinois, Lidie, 20, marries abolitionist Thomas Newton and goes with him to Kansas, but when Thomas is murdered, she disguises herself to get revenge
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Spur Award for Best Novel of the West (Long Novel), 1999.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
056344
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.M39
LC item number
A79 1998b
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Jane Smiley
The all-true travels and adventures of Lidie Newton : a novel, by Jane Smiley

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    • Douglas County Libraries, Philip S. MillerBorrow it
      100 S. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO, 80104, US
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