The Resource Mother of pearl : a novel, Melinda Haynes

Mother of pearl : a novel, Melinda Haynes

Label
Mother of pearl : a novel
Title
Mother of pearl
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Melinda Haynes
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Twenty-eight-year-old Even Grade is a black man who was orphaned as a child; 15-year-old Valuable Korner is a white girl who might as well have been. Petal, Mississippi, circa 1956, seems an unlikely spot for these two to connect, but it soon becomes apparent in Mother of Pearl that a friendship across race lines is just one of many miracles waiting to happen in this small Southern town. Melinda Haynes's remarkable debut novel begins in a hot August, when young Val's lifelong friendship with Jackson McClain is starting to change into something more profound, and Even is falling crazy in love with Joody Two Sun, a mixed-race woman with amazing powers
Member of
Summary
Set in a small Mississippi town in the late 1950s, the story revolves around 28-year-old Even Grade, a Black man who grew up an orphan, and Valuable Komer, a 15-year-old white girl who is the daughter of the town whore and an unknown father
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
003287
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Haynes, Melinda,
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
900L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • UG
  • High School
LC call number
PS3558.A862
LC item number
M67 2000
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
  • 6.1
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Oprah's Book Club
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American men
  • Race relations
  • Teenage girls
  • Race relations
  • Mississippi
Target audience
adult
Label
Mother of pearl : a novel, Melinda Haynes
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.
Control code
43836525
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
466 pages
Isbn
9780671774677
Lccn
00037476
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
Mother of pearl : a novel, Melinda Haynes
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.
Control code
43836525
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
466 pages
Isbn
9780671774677
Lccn
00037476
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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