The Resource Lovecraft Country : a novel, Matt Ruff

Lovecraft Country : a novel, Matt Ruff

Label
Lovecraft Country : a novel
Title
Lovecraft Country
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Matt Ruff
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chicago, 1954. When his father Montrose goes missing Army veteran Atticus Turner embarks on a road trip to New England to find him, accompanied by his Uncle George-- publisher of The Safe Negro Travel Guide-- and his childhood friend Letitia. On their journey to the manor of Mr. Braithwhite, heir to the estate that owned one of Atticus?s ancestors, they encounter both mundane terrors of white America and malevolent spirits that seem straight out of the weird tales George devours. At the manor Atticus discovers his father in chains, held prisoner by a secret cabal named the Order of the Ancient Dawn which has gathered to orchestrate a ritual that shockingly centers on Atticus
Summary
A chimerical blend of magic, power, hope, and freedom that stretches across time, touching diverse members of two black families,Lovecraft Country is a devastating kaleidoscopic portrait of racism—the terrifying specter that continues to haunt us today
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Character
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10460334
Cataloging source
BT
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Ruff, Matt
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • African Americans
  • Kidnapping
  • Occultists
Target audience
adult
Label
Lovecraft Country : a novel, Matt Ruff
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.
Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9780062292063
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Lovecraft Country : a novel, Matt Ruff
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.
Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9780062292063
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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