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The Resource Under the tulip tree, Michelle Shocklee

Under the tulip tree, Michelle Shocklee

Label
Under the tulip tree
Title
Under the tulip tree
Statement of responsibility
Michelle Shocklee
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Sixteen-year-old Lorena Leland's dreams of a rich and fulfilling life as a writer are dashed when the stock market crashes in 1929. Seven years into the Great Depression, Rena's banker father has retreated into the bottle, her sister is married to a lazy charlatan and gambler, and Rena is an unemployed newspaper reporter. Eager for any writing job, Rena accepts a position interviewing former slaves for the Federal Writers' Project. There, she meets Frankie Washington, a 101-year-old woman whose honest yet tragic past captivates Rena. As Frankie recounts her life as a slave, Rena is horrified to learn of all the older woman has endured--especially because Rena's ancestors owned slaves. While Frankie's story challenges Rena's preconceptions about slavery, it also connects the two women whose lives are otherwise separated by age, race, and circumstances. But will this bond of respect, admiration, and friendship be broken by a revelation neither woman sees coming?"--
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10917748
Cataloging source
DLC
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Shocklee, Michelle
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.H627
LC item number
U53 2020
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women journalists
  • Women slaves
  • Older women
  • Slavery
  • Intergenerational relations
  • Female friendship
  • Depressions
  • Race relations
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Under the tulip tree, Michelle Shocklee
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes discussion questions
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
387 pages
Isbn
9781496446077
Lccn
2020006354
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)on1141039996
Label
Under the tulip tree, Michelle Shocklee
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes discussion questions
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
387 pages
Isbn
9781496446077
Lccn
2020006354
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)on1141039996

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