The Resource An unkindness of ghosts, Rivers Solomon

An unkindness of ghosts, Rivers Solomon

Label
An unkindness of ghosts
Title
An unkindness of ghosts
Statement of responsibility
Rivers Solomon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An Unkindness of Ghosts marks the debut of a wildly talented writer. Rivers Solomon has put together a heady science-fiction novel that speaks directly to some of the most pressing political and social concerns of the modern day. And yet for all that it remains deeply humane, and it's even quite funny at times. This is a book you'll want to read now so you can tell your friends you read it first."
Summary
Aster lives in the lowdeck slums of the HSS Matilda, a space vessel organized much like the antebellum South. For generations, Matilda has ferried the last of humanity to a mythical Promised Land. On its way, the ship's leaders have imposed harsh moral restrictions and deep indignities on dark-skinned sharecroppers like Aster. Embroiled in a grudge with a brutal overseer, Aster learns there may be a way to improve her lot--if she's willing to sow the seeds of civil war
Theme
Storyline
Writing style
Character
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10599279
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Solomon, Rivers
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery
  • Racism
  • Equality
  • Interplanetary voyages
  • Government, Resistance to
  • African Americans
Target audience
adult
Label
An unkindness of ghosts, Rivers Solomon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
349 pages
Isbn
9781617755880
Lccn
2017936119
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
An unkindness of ghosts, Rivers Solomon
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
349 pages
Isbn
9781617755880
Lccn
2017936119
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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