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The Resource Property, Valerie Martin

Property, Valerie Martin

Label
Property
Title
Property
Statement of responsibility
Valerie Martin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tensions between Manon Gaudet, a fiercely discontent Louisiana plantation wife, and her young slave Sarah who has been forced into a sexual relationship with Manon's husband, come to a head in the 1820s when a slave rebellion touches all their lives
Summary
The tragedies and emotional repercussions of slavery in the antebellum South are seen through the eyes of slave owner Manon Gaudet, who marries the owner of a sugar plantation, only to see her own slave, Sarah, become her husband's mistress
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Orange Prize for Fiction, 2003.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2003
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
071052
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Library Journal Starred
  • Pub Weekly
  • New York Times
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Martin, Valerie
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
LC call number
PS3563.A7295
LC item number
P76 2003
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Plantation owners' spouses
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Slave insurrections
  • Plantation life
  • Women slaves
  • Mistresses
  • Louisiana
  • Slavery
  • Wives
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Slave revolts
  • Plantation life
  • Women slaves
  • Mistresses
  • Louisiana
  • Slavery
  • Historical fiction
  • Domestic fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Property, Valerie Martin
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
13967110
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
196 p.
Isbn
9780385504089
Lccn
2002066846
System control number
  • (InCu)887967E17D0B4E618CB463CE110412F5
  • (IMchF)fol08512245
Label
Property, Valerie Martin
Publication
Control code
13967110
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
196 p.
Isbn
9780385504089
Lccn
2002066846
System control number
  • (InCu)887967E17D0B4E618CB463CE110412F5
  • (IMchF)fol08512245

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