The Resource A reckoning, Linda Spalding

A reckoning, Linda Spalding

Label
A reckoning
Title
A reckoning
Statement of responsibility
Linda Spalding
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"As the deeply moving and troubling account of a family's breakdown, A Reckoning is the perfect companion to Linda Spalding's bestselling, award-winning novel, The Purchase. It opens in the spring of 1885, when John Dickinson is involved in a shameful secret that will require a tragic decision. The family's resources have been wasted by a reckless brother who holds all of them hostage and, adding fuel to John's desperation, the enslaved workers have been visited by a Canadian abolitionist who pushes them to escape. Bry does, and his pursuit of freedom will involve a dangerous quest to find his mother and child in Canada. Meanwhile, the Dickinsons become fugitives of another kind, escaping their losses in a wagon en route to the West that will eventually be loaded onto a Missouri river boat for a dark adventure. Forests and rivers prevail in this story, and each person will be tested, especially thirteen-year-old Martin, whose lonely journey with a pet bear is almost mythic. Spalding, a Kansas native who lives in Toronto, writes with irresistible force and breathtaking passion. Her language is stunning, her voice unique. A Reckoning confirms her place at the forefront of Canadian literature."--
Additional physical form
Issued also in electronic format.
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spalding, Linda
Dewey number
C813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Slavery
  • Life change events
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Families
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Life change events
  • Slavery
  • United States
Label
A reckoning, Linda Spalding
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
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Hardcover edition.
Extent
318 pages
Isbn
9780771098222
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)984839968
  • (OCoLC)ocn984839968
Label
A reckoning, Linda Spalding
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Hardcover edition.
Extent
318 pages
Isbn
9780771098222
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)984839968
  • (OCoLC)ocn984839968

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