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The Resource The gravedigger's daughter : a novel, Joyce Carol Oates

The gravedigger's daughter : a novel, Joyce Carol Oates

Label
The gravedigger's daughter : a novel
Title
The gravedigger's daughter
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Carol Oates
Title variation
gravediggers daughter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After being attacked by a man who believed she was someone else and assaulted by her husband, Rebecca Schwartz reflects on her life of violence--her father killed her mother and himself and her brothers were also violent men--and decides to take her nine-year-old son and create a new life
Summary
The daughter of a German high school teacher who was forced to work as a gravedigger after immigrating to upstate New York, Rebecca begins a life-changing pilgrimage throughout America in the wake of a prejudice-motivated tragedy
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
163133
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Wilson's Fiction
  • Library Journal
  • Booklist starred
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oates, Joyce Carol
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Adult
  • Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
PS33565.A8
LC item number
G73 2007
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • New York (State)
  • Family life
  • New York (State)
  • Psychological fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The gravedigger's daughter : a novel, Joyce Carol Oates
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
21408508
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
582 p.
Isbn
9780061236822
Lccn
2006048546
System control number
  • (rplri)26597
  • (IMchF)fol11268579
Label
The gravedigger's daughter : a novel, Joyce Carol Oates
Publication
Control code
21408508
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
582 p.
Isbn
9780061236822
Lccn
2006048546
System control number
  • (rplri)26597
  • (IMchF)fol11268579

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