The Resource The children's blizzard : a novel, Melanie Benjamin

The children's blizzard : a novel, Melanie Benjamin

Label
The children's blizzard : a novel
Title
The children's blizzard
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Melanie Benjamin
Title variation
childrens blizzard
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
They came on boats, on trains, great unceasing waves of them-the poor, the disenfranchised, the seekers, the dreamers. Second and third generations of farmers eking out an existence on scraps of farms divided up among too many sons. Political agitators no longer welcome in their homelands. Young men fleeing conscription in a king's army. Married couples starting out. Bachelors from towns with few women. The poor in tenements with air so stifling and foul there was no room to breathe, let alone dream. Come to Nebraska! Dakota Territory! Minnesota! Come to the Great Plains of America!
Tone
Writing style
Award
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10938469
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Benjamin, Melanie
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blizzards
  • Blizzards
  • Pioneers
  • Immigrants
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Dakota Territory
Label
The children's blizzard : a novel, Melanie Benjamin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9780399182280
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The children's blizzard : a novel, Melanie Benjamin
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9780399182280
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print

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