The Resource The dry grass of August, Anna Jean Mayhew

The dry grass of August, Anna Jean Mayhew

Label
The dry grass of August
Title
The dry grass of August
Statement of responsibility
Anna Jean Mayhew
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1954, 13-year-old Jubie, traveling with her family and her family's black maid Mary Luther--who has always been there for her, making up for her father's rages and her mother's neglect--encounters racial tension and tragedy
Title
The dry grass of August
Creator
Summary
Anna Jean Mayhew offers a riveting depiction of Southern life in the throes of segregation and what it will mean for a young girl on her way to adulthood-and for the woman who means the world to her. Infused with the intensity of a changing time, here is a story of hope, heartbreak, and the love and courage that can transform us from child to adult, wounded to indomitable
Subject
Genre
Award
Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Fiction, 2011.
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Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.A956
LC item number
D79 2011b
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
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Anna Jean Mayhew
Label
The dry grass of August, Anna Jean Mayhew
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes Q & A with Anna Jean Mayhew (p. 285-289) and A reading group guide (p. 291-294)
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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Control code
19538240
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9780758254092
Isbn Type
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Lccn
2011283329
Media category
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Media MARC source
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System control number
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Library Locations

    • North Madison County Public Library - Frankton BranchBorrow it
      102 Church Street, Frankton, IN, 46044, US
      40.222723 -85.778976

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