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The polished hoe : a novel, Austin Clarke

Label
The polished hoe : a novel
Title
The polished hoe
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Austin Clarke
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After World War II, a Barbados woman confesses to killing a powerful sugar plantation owner, whom she served for more than thirty years and who is the father of her grown son
Summary
When Mary Mathilda of the West Indies' Birnshire Island confesses to killing a powerful sugar plantation owner, whom she has served for more than thirty years and who is the father of her grown son, she sets off a devastating all-night vigil
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Award
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book, 2003.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Caribbean and Canada: Best Book, 2003.
  • Giller Prize, 2002.
  • Trillium Book Award, 2002.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
072274
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PR9199.3.C526
LC item number
P65 2003
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
6.7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
adult
Label
The polished hoe : a novel, Austin Clarke
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Toronto : Thomas Allen Publishers, 2002
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
52288744
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
462 pages
Isbn
9780060555658
Lccn
2003052189
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Label
The polished hoe : a novel, Austin Clarke
Publication
Note
Originally published: Toronto : Thomas Allen Publishers, 2002
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
52288744
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
462 pages
Isbn
9780060555658
Lccn
2003052189
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n

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