The Resource Promise, Minrose Gwin

Promise, Minrose Gwin

Label
Promise
Title
Promise
Statement of responsibility
Minrose Gwin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In the aftermath of a devastating tornado that rips through the town of Tupelo, Mississippi, at the height of the Great Depression, two women worlds apart--one black, one white; one a great-grandmother, the other a teenager--fight for their families' survival in this lyrical and powerful novel." -- Publisher annotation
  • A devastating tornado rips through the town of Tupelo, Mississippi, at the height of the Great Depression. Dovey, a black laundress, searches for her family. At the McNabb house she find the daughter of the house, Jo, who suffered a head wound. When a baby is found in the wreckage, is it Jo's baby brother, Tommy, or Dovey's light-skinned great-grandson, Promise? The two women-- one black, one white; one a great-grandmother, the other a teenager-- are fighting for their families' survival in the aftermath of the tornado
Summary
Barely surviving an F5 tornado that rips through her 1936 Mississippi hometown, an African-American laundress and great-grandmother searches for her family among the catastrophe's survivors while bonding with the traumatized teen daughter of a despised white judge
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10619929
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gwin, Minrose,
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3607.W56
LC item number
P76 2018eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women
  • Teenage girls
  • Tornadoes
  • Natural disasters
  • Race relations
  • Tupelo (Miss.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Promise, Minrose Gwin
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1026408560
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 386 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062471734
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
181AD21C-357D-47D8-8724-858BDC4C4E2D
Label
Promise, Minrose Gwin
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1026408560
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 386 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062471734
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
181AD21C-357D-47D8-8724-858BDC4C4E2D

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