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Caleb's crossing, Geraldine Brooks

Label
Caleb's crossing
Title
Caleb's crossing
Statement of responsibility
Geraldine Brooks
Title variation
Calebs crossing
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Growing up in the tiny settlement of Great Harbor amid a small band of pioneers and Puritans, Bethia Mayfield yearns for an education that is closed to her due to her gender. As soon as she can, she slips away to explore the island's glistening beaches and observes its native Wampanoag inhabitants. At twelve, she encounters Caleb, the young son of a chieftain, and the two forge a secret friendship that draws each into the alien world of the other
Member of
Summary
Forging a deep friendship with a Wampanoag chieftain's son on the Great Harbor settlement where her minister father is working to convert the tribe, Bethia follows his subsequent ivy league education and efforts to bridge cultures among the colonial elite
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2011.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
381976
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brooks, Geraldine
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.3.B7153
LC item number
C36 2011b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print core
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cheeshahteaumuck, Caleb
  • Wampanoag Indians
  • Indian college graduates
  • Indian scholars
Target audience
adult
Label
Caleb's crossing, Geraldine Brooks
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19060979
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
539 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410437341
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011007129
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn701013261
  • (OCoLC)701013261
Label
Caleb's crossing, Geraldine Brooks
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19060979
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
539 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410437341
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011007129
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn701013261
  • (OCoLC)701013261

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