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The Good Lord Bird : a novel / James McBride.

Author/Creator:
McBride, James, 1957-
Publication:
New York : Riverhead Books, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
[12], 417, [3] pages ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Brown, John, 1800-1859 -- Fiction.
Fugitive slaves -- United States -- Fiction.
Abolitionists -- Fiction.
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- John Brown's Raid, 1859 -- Fiction.
Brown, John, 1800-1859.
Abolitionists.
Fugitive slaves.
United States.
West Virginia -- Harpers Ferry.
Form/Genre:
Fiction.
History.
Historical fiction.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Contents:
Prologue
Part I: Free Deeds (Kansas). Meet the Lord; The Good Lord Bird; The Old Man's Army; Massacre; Nigger Bob; Prisoner Again; Black Jack; A Bad Omen; A Sign from God
Part II: Slave Deeds (Missouri). A Real Gunslinger; Pie; Sibonia; Insurrection; A Terrible Discovery; Squeezed; Busting Out
Part III: Legend (Virginia). Rolling into History; Meeting a Great Man; Smelling Like Bear; Rousing the Hive; The Plan; The Spy; The Word; The Rail Man; Annie; The Things Heaven Sent; Escape; Attack; A Bowl of Confusion; Un-Hiving the Bees; Last Stand; Getting Gone.
Notes:
Book design by Michelle McMillian.
Jacket design and illustration by Oliver Munday. Photograph of the author by Chia Messina.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy has dust jacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2013
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
1594486344 (cloth)
9781594486340 (cloth) :
OCLC:
859601293