The Resource Varina : a novel, Charles Frazier

Varina : a novel, Charles Frazier

Label
Varina : a novel
Title
Varina
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Charles Frazier
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With her marriage prospects ruined in the wake of her father's financial decline, teenage Varina Howell decides her best option is to wed the much-older widower Jefferson Davis, with whom she expects a life of security as a Mississippi landowner. When he instead pursues a career in politics and is appointed President of the Confederacy, it puts Varina at the white-hot centre of one of the darkest moments in American history culpable regardless of her intentions. As the Confederacy prepares to surrender and she finds herself friendless and alone, Varina and her children escape Richmond. With her marriage in tatters and the country divided, they travel south, now fugitives with 'bounties on their heads, an entire nation in pursuit
Summary
Forced by limited prospects to marry much-older widower Jefferson Davis, teenaged Varina Howell finds her expectations as the wife of a Mississippi landowner upended by his appointment as the leader of the Confederacy, a situation that renders her and her children fugitives in a divided and increasingly hostile nation
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10638462
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Frazier, Charles
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Davis, Varina
  • Davis, Jefferson
  • Man-woman relationships
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Varina : a novel, Charles Frazier
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
356 pages
Isbn
9781473686144
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Varina : a novel, Charles Frazier
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
356 pages
Isbn
9781473686144
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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