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The Resource A shout in the ruins : a novel, Kevin Powers

A shout in the ruins : a novel, Kevin Powers

Label
A shout in the ruins : a novel
Title
A shout in the ruins
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Powers
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When war arrives, the master of Beauvais Plantation, Anthony Levallois, foresees that dominion in a new America will be measured not in acres of tobacco under cultivation by his slaves, but in industry and capital. A grievously wounded Confederate veteran's daughter finds herself married to Levallois, an arrangement that feels little better than imprisonment. George Seldom, a man orphaned by the storm of the Civil War, looks back from the 1950s on the void where his childhood ought to have been. Watching the government destroy his neighborhood to build a stretch of interstate highway through Richmond, he travels south in an attempt to recover his true origins
Summary
A sweeping and dramatic novel that spans 100 years and is set in Virginia during the Civil War and a century beyond explores the brutal legacy of violence and exploitation in American society as it examines the fates of the inhabitants of Beauvais Plantation and their descendants
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Character
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10657941
Cataloging source
IUO
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Powers, Kevin
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • Plantations
  • Plantation owners
  • Slavery
  • Race relations
  • Virginia
  • Virginia
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
A shout in the ruins : a novel, Kevin Powers
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
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9780316556477
Lccn
2017952216
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Stock number
BRO-adap20180608-102
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1032828797
  • (OCoLC)1032828797
  • 523574
  • 529064
  • 529064
Label
A shout in the ruins : a novel, Kevin Powers
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
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9780316556477
Lccn
2017952216
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Stock number
BRO-adap20180608-102
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1032828797
  • (OCoLC)1032828797
  • 523574
  • 529064
  • 529064

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