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The Resource The Underground Railroad (Pulitzer Prize Winner) (National Book Award Winner) (Oprah's Book Club) [electronic resource] : A Novel/

The Underground Railroad (Pulitzer Prize Winner) (National Book Award Winner) (Oprah's Book Club) [electronic resource] : A Novel/

Label
The Underground Railroad (Pulitzer Prize Winner) (National Book Award Winner) (Oprah's Book Club) [electronic resource] : A Novel/
Title
The Underground Railroad (Pulitzer Prize Winner) (National Book Award Winner) (Oprah's Book Club) [electronic resource] : A Novel/
Statement of responsibility
Colson Whitehead
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
-- The Underground Railroad is both the gripping tale of one woman's will to escape the horrors of bondage—and a powerful meditation on the history we all share
Summary
After Cora, a pre-Civil War Georgia slave, escapes with another slave, Caesar, they seek the help of the Underground Railroad as they flee from state to state and try to evade a slave catcher, Ridgeway, who is determined to return them to the South
Theme
Storyline
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Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2017.
  • Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, 2017.
  • Arthur C. Clarke Award, 2017.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2016
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2016
  • Hurston/Wright Legacy Award: Fiction, 2017.
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Adult Fiction, 2017.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2016
  • National Book Award for Fiction, 2016.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2016
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10515877
Cataloging source
DLC
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1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whitehead, Colson
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Underground Railroad
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Race (Social sciences)
  • Racism
  • African Americans
  • Escapes
  • Freedom
  • Slavery
  • Southern States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The Underground Railroad (Pulitzer Prize Winner) (National Book Award Winner) (Oprah's Book Club) [electronic resource] : A Novel/
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Publication
Control code
THREE_M:kx2crr9
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780385537049
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Underground Railroad (Pulitzer Prize Winner) (National Book Award Winner) (Oprah's Book Club) [electronic resource] : A Novel/
Publication
Control code
THREE_M:kx2crr9
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780385537049
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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