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The Resource The all-true travels and adventures of Lidie Newton, by Jane Smiley

The all-true travels and adventures of Lidie Newton, by Jane Smiley

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The all-true travels and adventures of Lidie Newton
Title
The all-true travels and adventures of Lidie Newton
Statement of responsibility
by Jane Smiley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When cold-blooded murder invades her own intimate circle, Lidie cuts off her hair, disguised herself as a boy, and rides into Missouri in search of the killers. On the run, she takes on et another identity-and idscovers herself
Summary
In Quincy, Illinois, Lidie, 20, marries abolitionist Thomas Newton and goes with him to Kansas, but when Thomas is murdered, she disguises herself to get revenge
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Spur Award for Best Novel of the West (Long Novel), 1999.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
056344
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smiley, Jane
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Large type books
  • Abolitionists
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The all-true travels and adventures of Lidie Newton, by Jane Smiley
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
20115632
Extent
725 pgs
Isbn
9780375702235
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
The all-true travels and adventures of Lidie Newton, by Jane Smiley
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
20115632
Extent
725 pgs
Isbn
9780375702235
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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