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Accordion crimes, E. Annie Proulx

Label
Accordion crimes
Title
Accordion crimes
Statement of responsibility
E. Annie Proulx
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1890 in Sicily, an accordion maker and his eleven-year-old son, carrying little more than his finest button accordion, begin their voyage to the teeming, violent port of New Orleans. Within a year, the accordion maker is murdered, but his instrument carries into another community of immigrants founding a new town in Iowa.--
Summary
A tale of immigrants centered on an accordion brought to America in the 1880s. After its Italian owner is murdered, the instrument passes into the hands of other ethnic groups--German, French-Canadian, Mexican, Polish, Norwegian--and the novel describes their ceremonies, dreams and hates
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1996.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 1996.
Assigning source
(Source of description not identified)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
050852
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.R697
LC item number
A63 1996b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Accordion crimes, E. Annie Proulx
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Thorndike large print Basic series"--Title page verso
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
19796249
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
778 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786208012
Lccn
96024247
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm34782759
  • (OCoLC)34782759
Label
Accordion crimes, E. Annie Proulx
Publication
Note
"Thorndike large print Basic series"--Title page verso
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
19796249
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
778 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786208012
Lccn
96024247
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm34782759
  • (OCoLC)34782759

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