The Resource The orphan mother : a novel, by Robert Hicks

The orphan mother : a novel, by Robert Hicks

Label
The orphan mother : a novel
Title
The orphan mother
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Robert Hicks
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the years following the Civil War, Mariah Reddick, former slave to Carrie McGavock the "Widow of the South," has quietly built a new life for herself as a midwife to the women of Franklin, Tennessee. But changes are sweeping through the South, the town, and for Mariah. When her grown son Theopolis decides to speak at a political rally in town, a riot breaks out and he is murdered as he approaches the podium. Mariah must confront her own difficult truths-- and the conspiracy that resulted in her son's death may determine the fate of Tennessee itself
Summary
Following the Civil War, former slave Mariah Reddick has quietly built a new life for herself as a midwife to the women of Franklin, Tennessee, but when her ambitious, politically-minded grown son, Theopolis, is murdered, Mariah finds her world once morebreaking apart
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10524478
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hicks, Robert
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women
  • Midwives
  • Tennessee
Target audience
adult
Label
The orphan mother : a novel, by Robert Hicks
Instantiates
Publication
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
312 pages
Isbn
9780446581769
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The orphan mother : a novel, by Robert Hicks
Publication
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
312 pages
Isbn
9780446581769
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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