The Resource The gospel truth, Caroline Pignat

The gospel truth, Caroline Pignat

Label
The gospel truth
Title
The gospel truth
Statement of responsibility
Caroline Pignat
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Phoebe belongs to Master Duncan and works in the plantation kitchen. She sees how the other slaves are treated-- the beatings and whippings, the disappearances. She hasn't seen her mother since Master Duncan sold her ten years ago. But Phoebe is trying to learn words and how to read and when she is asked to show the master's Canadian visitor, Doctor Bergman, where he can find warblers and chickadees she starts to see things differently. And Doctor Bergman has more in mind than just drawing the local birds. Phoebe's friend Shad works on the plantation as well-- but mostly he worries about his brother Will. His brother is the last member of his family and he is determined to escape from the master and the tobacco plantation. He has already been caught and beaten more than once. And the stories about life in Canada can't be true, can they? How does a man survive without the master there taking care of everything?
Awards note
Governor General's Literary Award Winner, 2015 (Canada Council for the Arts).
Cataloging source
CNRCS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pignat, Caroline
Dewey number
jC813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.P62516
LC item number
Gos 2014
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ross, Alexander Milton
  • Underground Railroad
  • Teenage girls
  • Child slaves
  • Slavery
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The gospel truth, Caroline Pignat
Link
http://vpl.lib.overdrive.com/75FD7F13-1400-4B0F-BEB0-DE2055AFD8FE/10/50/en/ContentDetails.htm?id=5A9AA567-2B00-4494-96AC-D5D659EC987E
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781552443491
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 4877172
  • ocn884616512
  • (OCoLC)884616512
Label
The gospel truth, Caroline Pignat
Link
http://vpl.lib.overdrive.com/75FD7F13-1400-4B0F-BEB0-DE2055AFD8FE/10/50/en/ContentDetails.htm?id=5A9AA567-2B00-4494-96AC-D5D659EC987E
Publication
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781552443491
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 4877172
  • ocn884616512
  • (OCoLC)884616512

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