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The Resource Jacob's ladder : a story of Virginia during the war, Donald McCaig

Jacob's ladder : a story of Virginia during the war, Donald McCaig

Label
Jacob's ladder : a story of Virginia during the war
Title
Jacob's ladder
Title remainder
a story of Virginia during the war
Statement of responsibility
Donald McCaig
Title variation
Jacobs ladder
Title variation remainder
a story of Virginia during the war
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A novel of the Civil War in which a young Southerner impregnates a black slave. The family quickly sells her, a white cotton trader marries and passes her off as white. But the girl was already married and her black husband runs away to join the Northern army in a bid to reclaim her
Summary
Follows the fates of Duncan Gatewood--heir to a southern plantation, and Maggie--a mulatto slave, from their forbidden love in antebellum Virginia through the years of the Civil War.
Award
  • W. Y. Boyd Literary Award, 1999.
  • Michael Shaara Prize for Excellence in Civil War Fiction, 1998
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
004964
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCaig, Donald
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
6.0
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gatewood family
  • Gatewood family
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • African Americans
  • Historical fiction
  • African Americans
  • Historical fiction
  • African Americans
  • Virginia
  • Virginia
  • Virginia
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a story of Virginia during the war
Label
Jacob's ladder : a story of Virginia during the war, Donald McCaig
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
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
525 pages
Isbn
9780393046298
Lccn
97031165
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
0-393-04629-X
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm37464307
  • (OCoLC)37464307
  • 405826
  • 548292
Label
Jacob's ladder : a story of Virginia during the war, Donald McCaig
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
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
525 pages
Isbn
9780393046298
Lccn
97031165
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
0-393-04629-X
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm37464307
  • (OCoLC)37464307
  • 405826
  • 548292

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      5689 Armour Road, Columbus, GA, 31909, US
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