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  • 4 of 6 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Cook Memorial Library - La Grande .

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Summary:

June 1957. One hot afternoon in the backwaters of the Deep South, a young black farmer named Tucker Caliban salts his fields, shoots his horse, burns his house, and heads noth with his wife and child. His departure sets off an exodus of the state's entire black population, throwing the established order into confused disarray. Told from the points of view of the white residents who remained, A DIFFERENT DRUMMER stands, decades after its first publication in 1962, as an extraordinary and prescient triumph of satire and spirit. -- from back cover.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande F Kelley, W (Text) 35178001852790 New Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 06/17/2021 Checked out 08/04/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385413909
  • ISBN: 0385413904
  • Physical Description: 205 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: Third Anchor Books Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2019.

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Oregon Battle of the Books, 2020-2021, Grades 9-12.
Summary, etc.:
June 1957. One hot afternoon in the backwaters of the Deep South, a young black farmer named Tucker Caliban salts his fields, shoots his horse, burns his house, and heads noth with his wife and child. His departure sets off an exodus of the state's entire black population, throwing the established order into confused disarray. Told from the points of view of the white residents who remained, A DIFFERENT DRUMMER stands, decades after its first publication in 1962, as an extraordinary and prescient triumph of satire and spirit. -- from back cover.
Subject: Imaginary places > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Race discrimination > United States > History > 20th century > Fiction.
African Americans > Civil rights > Fiction.
Dignity > Fiction.
Nineteen fifties > Fiction.
Gulf States > History > Fiction.
Genre: Alternative histories (Fiction)
Fiction.

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