The Resource Blood on the forge; : a novel

Blood on the forge; : a novel

Label
Blood on the forge; : a novel
Title
Blood on the forge;
Title remainder
a novel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This brutally gripping novel about the African-American Great Migration follows the three Moss brothers, who flee the rural South to work in industries up North. Delivered by day into the searing inferno of the steel mills, by night they encounter a world of surreal devastation, crowded with dogfighters, whores, cripples, strikers, and scabs. Keenly sensitive to character, prophetic in its depiction of environmental degradation and globalized labor, Attaway's novel is an unprecedneted confrontation with the realities of American life, offering an apocalyptic vision of the melting pot not as an icon of hope but as an instrument of destruction
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Attaway, William
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PZ3.A882
  • PS3501.T59
LC item number
Bl4
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American iron and steel workers
  • Iron and steel workers
  • African American men
  • Migration, Internal
  • Brothers
  • Pittsburgh (Pa.)
Label
Blood on the forge; : a novel
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
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
279 pages
Lccn
77096381
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00054886
  • (OCoLC)ocm00054886
Label
Blood on the forge; : a novel
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
279 pages
Lccn
77096381
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00054886
  • (OCoLC)ocm00054886

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