The Resource The good lord bird, James McBride

The good lord bird, James McBride

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The good lord bird
Title
The good lord bird
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James McBride
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eng
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Title
The good lord bird
Creator
Summary
Mistaken for a girl on account of his curly hair, delicate features, and sackcloth smock, 12-year-old slave Henry Shackleford realizes that his accidental disguise affords him greater safety and decides to remain female. Dubbed "Little Onion" by his liberator, abolitionist John Brown, Henry accompanies the increasingly fanatical Brown on his crusade to end slavery -- a picaresque journey that takes them from Bloody Kansas to Rochester, New York, where they attempt to enlist the support of such notables as Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman before embarking on the infamous, ill-fated 1859 raid on Harpers Ferry. - Description by Gillian Speace
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Award
  • BCALA Literary Award for Fiction, 2014.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2013.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2013.
  • National Book Award for Fiction, 2013.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013
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10192768
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.C28
LC item number
G66 2013
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
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James McBride
The good lord bird, James McBride
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The good lord bird, James McBride
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volume
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rdacarrier
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
417 pages
Isbn
9781594486340
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013004014
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn820123671
  • (OCoLC)820123671

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, Philip S. MillerBorrow it
      100 S. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO, 80104, US
      39.3681268 -104.8590461
    • Douglas County Libraries, James H LarueBorrow it
      9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO, 80129, US
      39.5467303 -104.9960252
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