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The Resource Ginny Gall : a life in the South, Charlie Smith

Ginny Gall : a life in the South, Charlie Smith

Label
Ginny Gall : a life in the South
Title
Ginny Gall
Title remainder
a life in the South
Statement of responsibility
Charlie Smith
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Delvin Walker is just a boy when his mother flees their home in the Red Row section of Chattanooga, accused of killing a white man. Taken in by Cornelius Oliver, proprietor of the town's leading Negro funeral home, he discovers the art of caring for the aggrieved, the promise of transcendence in the written word, and a rare peace in a hostile world. Yet tragedy visits them near daily, and after a series of devastating events--a lynching, a church burning--Delvin fears being accused of murdering a local white boy and leaves town"--Jacket flap
  • Delvin Walker is just a boy when his mother flees their home in the Red Row section of Chattanooga, accused of killing a white man. Taken in by Cornelius Oliver, owner of the town's Negro funeral home, he discovers the art of caring for the aggrieved, the promise of transcendence in the written word, and a rare peace in a hostile world. After a lynching and a church burning Delvin leaves town, rides the rails, and sees an America sliding into the Great Depression. When Delvin and other young men are falsely accused of raping two white women, he is called to choose his fate
Summary
"Delvin Walker is just a boy when his mother flees their home in the Red Row section of Chattanooga, accused of killing a white man. Taken in by Cornelius Oliver, proprietor of the town's leading Negro funeral home, he discovers the art of caring for theaggrieved, the promise of transcendence in the written word, and a rare peace in a hostile world. Yet tragedy visits them near daily, and after a series of devastating events--a lynching, a church burning--Delvin fears being accused of murdering a local white boy and leaves town"--Jacket flap
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10466959
Cataloging source
IMmBT
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.M5163
LC item number
G56 2016
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
Label
Ginny Gall : a life in the South, Charlie Smith
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Publication
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
5773581
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
451 pages
Isbn
9780062250551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn935711966
  • (OCoLC)935711966
Label
Ginny Gall : a life in the South, Charlie Smith
Publication
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
5773581
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
451 pages
Isbn
9780062250551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn935711966
  • (OCoLC)935711966

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