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The Resource My Jim : a novel, Nancy Rawles

My Jim : a novel, Nancy Rawles

Label
My Jim : a novel
Title
My Jim
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Rawles
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ex-slave Sadie Watson reveals to her granddaughter her experiences while in bondage and the love she had for her husband, Jim, who escaped down the Mississippi with Huck Finn when he learned he was to be sold
Summary
Pens a moving story about Huck Finn's slave friend Jim, told through the eyes of the wife Jim was forced to leave behind. Sadie shares her story of loss with her granddaughter as they weave Sadie's most treasured items'her mother's knife, a piece of a bowl from Africa, a piece of Jim's hat found when he was thought to be dead'into a quilt
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Alex Award, 2006.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2005.
  • Hurston/Wright Legacy Award: Fiction, 2006.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2005.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
130882
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • School Library Journal
  • Publisher's Weekly
  • Booklist
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rawles, Nancy
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
PS3568.A844
LC item number
M9 2005
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1835-1910
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Twain, Mark
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American families
  • Reminiscing in old age
  • African American women
  • Grandparent and child
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Teenage girls
  • Women slaves
  • Older women
  • Freedmen
  • Old age
  • Teenagers
  • Girls
  • Women
Target audience
adult
Label
My Jim : a novel, Nancy Rawles
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/samples/random051/2004011606.html
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
18185722
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
174 pages
Isbn
9781400054008
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2004011606
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(LHPL)248815
Label
My Jim : a novel, Nancy Rawles
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/samples/random051/2004011606.html
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
18185722
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
174 pages
Isbn
9781400054008
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2004011606
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(LHPL)248815

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