The Resource The Nickel boys : a novel, Colson Whitehead

The Nickel boys : a novel, Colson Whitehead

Label
The Nickel boys : a novel
Title
The Nickel boys
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Colson Whitehead
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
1960s Florida. Kept on the straight and narrow by his grandmother, Elwood Curtis is about to enroll in the local black college. But for a black boy in the Jim Crow South, one mistake is enough to destroy the future. He is sentenced to a juvenile reformatory called the Nickel Academy, whose mission statement says it provides "physical, intellectual and moral training" so the delinquent boys in their charge can become "honorable and honest men." In reality, the sadistic staff beats and sexually abuses the students, corrupt officials and locals steal food and supplies, and any boy who resists is likely to disappear "out back." He meets Turner, who knows that the world is crooked, and that the only way to survive is to scheme and avoid trouble. A decision creates repercussions that will echo down the decades
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whitehead, Colson
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abuse of administrative power
  • African American boys
  • African American teenagers
  • Racism
  • Reformatories
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Historical fiction
  • Bildungsromans
  • Frenchtown (Tallahassee, Fla.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The Nickel boys : a novel, Colson Whitehead
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
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
336 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781984892249
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1107456323
  • (OCoLC)on1107456323
  • 422381
Label
The Nickel boys : a novel, Colson Whitehead
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
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
336 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781984892249
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1107456323
  • (OCoLC)on1107456323
  • 422381

Library Locations

  • ArmstrongBorrow it
    #10 - 3305 Smith Drive, Armstrong, British Columbia, V0E 1B1, CA
    50.447054 -119.184531
  • CherryvilleBorrow it
    1114 Hwy 6, Cherryville, British Columbia, V0E 2G3, CA
    50.243723 -118.649777
  • EnderbyBorrow it
    514 Cliff Ave, Enderby, Enderby, British Columbia, V0E 1V4, CA
    50.550894 -119.138301
  • FalklandBorrow it
    P.O. Box 33, Falkland, British Columbia, V0E 1W0, CA
    50.501406 -119.559586
  • GoldenBorrow it
    Box 750 (Mailing Address), Golden, British Columbia, V0A 1H0, CA
    51.298037 -116.964963
  • HedleyBorrow it
    789 Scott Avenue (Location), Hedley, British Columbia, V0X 1K0, CA
    49.357733 -120.076567
  • KaledenBorrow it
    101 Linden Avenue, Kaleden, British Columbia, V0H 1K0, CA
    49.390329 -119.595438
  • KelownaBorrow it
    1380 Ellis St., Kelowna, British Columbia, V1Y 2A2, CA
    49.889809 -119.494123
  • KeremeosBorrow it
    638 - 7th Avenue, Keremeos, British Columbia, V0X 1N0, CA
    49.205616 -119.823217
  • Lake CountryBorrow it
    #2 - 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Rd, Lake Country, British Columbia, V4V 2M1, CA
    50.031109 -119.401622
  • LumbyBorrow it
    2250 Shields Avenue, Lumby, British Columbia, V0E 2G0, CA
    50.251951 -118.961219
  • MissionBorrow it
    4105 Gordon Dr., Kelowna, British Columbia, V1W 4Z1, CA
    49.835979 -119.479957
  • NaramataBorrow it
    3580 Third Street ., Naramata, British Columbia, V0H 1N0, CA
    49.596938 -119.600250
  • North ShuswapBorrow it
    3867 Squilax Anglemont Rd, Scotch Creek, British Columbia, V0E 1M5, CA
    50.912589 -119.458419
  • Okanagan FallsBorrow it
    #101 - 850 Railway Lane, Okanagan Falls, British Columbia, V0H 1R4, CA
    49.346382 -119.578331
  • OliverBorrow it
    6239 Station Street, Oliver, British Columbia, V0H 1T0, CA
    49.184229 -119.548902
  • OsoyoosBorrow it
    8505 68th Avenue, Osoyoos, British Columbia, V0H 1V0, CA
    49.029660 -119.465747
  • OyamaBorrow it
    15718 Oyama Rd., Oyama, British Columbia, V4V 2E1, CA
    50.109305 -119.375004
  • PeachlandBorrow it
    #40 - 5500 Clements Crescent, Peachland, British Columbia, V0H 1X5, CA
    49.785418 -119.716579
  • PrincetonBorrow it
    107 Vermilion Avenue, Princeton, British Columbia, V0X 1W0, CA
    49.460136 -120.508316
  • RevelstokeBorrow it
    605 Campbell Avenue, Revelstoke, British Columbia, V0E 2S0, CA
    50.999022 -118.199064
  • RutlandBorrow it
    #20 - 301 Hwy. 33 West, Kelowna, British Columbia, V1X 1X8, CA
    49.888595 -119.390613
  • Salmon ArmBorrow it
    1151 10th Ave. SW, Salmon Arm, British Columbia, V1E 1T3, CA
    50.694352 -119.298726
  • SicamousBorrow it
    #2 - 446 Main Street, Sicamous, British Columbia, V0E 2V0, CA
    50.836899 -118.982730
  • Silver CreekBorrow it
    921 Salmon River Rd, Salmon Arm, British Columbia, V1E 3G3, CA
    50.592225 -119.364084
  • South ShuswapBorrow it
    #1 - 2425 Golf Course Drive, Blind Bay, British Columbia, V0E 1H2, CA
    50.871991 -119.383676
  • SummerlandBorrow it
    9533 Main Street, Summerland, British Columbia, V0H 1Z0, CA
    49.601435 -119.679588
  • VernonBorrow it
    2800 - 30th Ave, Vernon, British Columbia, V1T 8S3, CA
    50.263998 -119.268408
  • WestbankBorrow it
    #31 - 2484 Main St. (Hwy 97 S), West Kelowna, British Columbia, V4T 2G2, CA
    49.831133 -119.629926
Processing Feedback ...