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The Resource Scarlet Sister Mary, a novel by Julia Peterkin ; foreword by A.J. Verdelle

Scarlet Sister Mary, a novel by Julia Peterkin ; foreword by A.J. Verdelle

Label
Scarlet Sister Mary
Title
Scarlet Sister Mary
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Julia Peterkin ; foreword by A.J. Verdelle
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Banned in Boston when it was first published in 1928, Scarlet Sister Mary is the story of a sexy, independent, and outspoken woman who lives to please herself. Abandoned by her husband, the heroine takes many lovers, loses her firstborn son, and eventually "finds peace" as a church member, although she refuses to give up her love charm and her gold hoop earrings. Scarlet Sister Mary shocked readers with its sensual portrayal of a black woman's private life, but it was universally lauded for its honesty and courage. The first edition sold more than one million copies worldwide, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1929
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize, Novel, 1929.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1880-1961
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Peterkin, Julia Mood
Dewey number
813/.54
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3531.E77
LC item number
S37 1998
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women
  • Plantation workers
  • South Carolina
Target audience
adult
Label
Scarlet Sister Mary, a novel by Julia Peterkin ; foreword by A.J. Verdelle
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Brown Thrasher books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages xxxiv-xxxv)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
xxxv, 11-345 pages
Isbn
9780820319568
Lccn
97028924
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm37397889
  • (Sirsi) o37397889
  • (OCoLC)37397889
Label
Scarlet Sister Mary, a novel by Julia Peterkin ; foreword by A.J. Verdelle
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Brown Thrasher books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages xxxiv-xxxv)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
xxxv, 11-345 pages
Isbn
9780820319568
Lccn
97028924
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm37397889
  • (Sirsi) o37397889
  • (OCoLC)37397889

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