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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
Gravedigger's daughter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1936 the Schwarts, an immigrant family desperate to escape Nazi Germany, settle in a small town in upstate New York, where the father, a former high school teacher, is demeaned by the only job he can get: gravedigger and cemetery caretaker. After local prejudice and the family's own emotional frailty result in unspeakable tragedy, the gravedigger's daughter, Rebecca, begins her pilgrimage into America
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oates, Joyce Carol
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Interest level
  • UG
  • Grades 9-12
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
  • 6.0
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Refugees
  • Gravediggers
  • New York (State)
Target audience
adult
Label
The gravedigger's daughter : a novel, Joyce Carol Oates
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.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
582 pages
Isbn
9780061236822
Lccn
2006048546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)70823287
  • (OCoLC)378300
  • 70823287
  • 1175423
  • (OCoLC)ocm70823287
  • 4300-17260
  • (DLC)BK0006942999
  • 2804587
  • (OCoLC)ocm70823287
  • (Sirsi) 2877262
Label
The gravedigger's daughter : a novel, Joyce Carol Oates
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.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
582 pages
Isbn
9780061236822
Lccn
2006048546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)70823287
  • (OCoLC)378300
  • 70823287
  • 1175423
  • (OCoLC)ocm70823287
  • 4300-17260
  • (DLC)BK0006942999
  • 2804587
  • (OCoLC)ocm70823287
  • (Sirsi) 2877262

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