The Resource Secessia, Kent Wascom

Secessia, Kent Wascom

Label
Secessia
Title
Secessia
Statement of responsibility
Kent Wascom
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
New Orleans, May 1862. The largest city in the confederacy has fallen to Union troops under the soon-to-be-infamous General Benjamin "the Beast" Butler. In this city ravaged by war and struck by vice and disease, twelve-year-old Joseph Woolsack disappears from his home. His mother, Elise, a mixed-race woman passing for white must struggle to maintain a hold on her sanity, her son, and her own precarious station. Mired in the conspiracy and intrigue surrounding the occupation of the city is Dr. Emile Sabatier, a fanatical physician who adores disease. In a conquered city, passion and greed run riot
Summary
In 1862, New Orleans falls to Union troops under the infamous General Benjamin “the Beast” Butler, and the city becomes rife with madness and rage; and when 12-year-old Joseph Woolsack disappears from his home, he draws into the unrest his mother, Elise, a mixed-race woman passing for white, and his father, Angel, whose long, wicked life is near its end
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10433737
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1986-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wascom, Kent
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and sons
  • Conspiracies
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • Louisiana
  • Southern States
Target audience
adult
Label
Secessia, Kent Wascom
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
21 cm.
Extent
ix, 339 pages
Isbn
9780802124968
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Secessia, Kent Wascom
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
21 cm.
Extent
ix, 339 pages
Isbn
9780802124968
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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