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The Resource The twelve tribes of hattie, Ayana Mathis, (electronic resource.)

The twelve tribes of hattie, Ayana Mathis, (electronic resource.)

Label
The twelve tribes of hattie
Title
The twelve tribes of hattie
Statement of responsibility
Ayana Mathis
Title variation
12 tribes of Hattie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The newest Oprah's Book Club 2.0 selection. The arrival of a major new voice in contemporary fiction. A debut of extraordinary distinction: Ayana Mathis tells the story of the children of the Great Migration through the trials of one unforgettable family. In 1923, fifteen-year-old Hattie Shepherd flees Georgia and settles in Philadelphia, hoping for a chance at a better life. Instead, she marries a man who will bring her nothing but disappointment and watches helplessly as her firstborn twins succumb to an illness a few pennies could have prevented. Hattie gives birth to nine more children whom she raises with grit and mettle and not an ounce of the tenderness they crave. She vows to prepare them for the calamitous difficulty they are sure to face in their later lives, to meet a world that will not love them, a world that will not be kind. Captured here in twelve luminous narrative threads, their lives tell the story of a mother's..
Summary
Ayana Mathis tells the story of the children of the Great Migration through the trials of one unforgettable family.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013
  • BCALA Literary Award for First Novelist, 2013.
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10160900
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Mathis, Ayana
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Vintage Contemporaries
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  • Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
The twelve tribes of hattie, Ayana Mathis, (electronic resource.)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=A8FE8703-B174-4A0A-B790-9D7A70512062
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780385350303
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A8FE8703-B174-4A0A-B790-9D7A70512062
Label
The twelve tribes of hattie, Ayana Mathis, (electronic resource.)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=A8FE8703-B174-4A0A-B790-9D7A70512062
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780385350303
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A8FE8703-B174-4A0A-B790-9D7A70512062

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