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The Resource Between earth and sky, by Amanda Skenandore

Between earth and sky, by Amanda Skenandore

Label
Between earth and sky
Title
Between earth and sky
Statement of responsibility
by Amanda Skenandore
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In Amanda Skenandore's provocative and profoundly moving debut, set in the tragic intersection between white and Native American culture, a young girl learns about friendship, betrayal, and the sacrifices made in the name of belonging. On a quiet Philadelphia morning in 1906, a newspaper headline catapults Alma Mitchell back to her past. A federal agent is dead, and the murder suspect is Alma's childhood friend, Harry Muskrat. Harry--or Asku, as Alma knew him--was the most promising student at the "savage-taming" boarding school run by her father, where Alma was the only white pupil. Created in the wake of the Indian Wars, the Stover School was intended to assimilate the children of neighboring reservations. Instead, it robbed them of everything they'd known--language, customs, even their names--and left a heartbreaking legacy in its wake. The bright, courageous boy Alma knew could never have murdered anyone. But she barely recognizes the man Asku has become, cold and embittered at being an outcast in the white world and a ghost in his own. Her lawyer husband, Stewart, reluctantly agrees to help defend Asku for Alma's sake. To do so, Alma must revisit the painful secrets she has kept hidden from everyone--especially Stewart. Told in compelling narratives that alternate between Alma's childhood and her present life, Between Earth and Sky is a haunting and complex story of love and loss, as a quest for justice becomes a journey toward understanding and, ultimately, atonement" --
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.K52576
LC item number
B48 2018
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print historical fiction
Label
Between earth and sky, by Amanda Skenandore
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
sky292175170
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
567 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432851118
Lccn
2018007660
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
a2566323
Label
Between earth and sky, by Amanda Skenandore
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
sky292175170
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
567 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432851118
Lccn
2018007660
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
a2566323

Library Locations

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      139 Main Street, Norfolk, MA, 02056, US
      42.1192276 -71.3270418
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