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The Resource Song of the jayhawk : or, The squatter sovereign, Jack Marshall Maness

Song of the jayhawk : or, The squatter sovereign, Jack Marshall Maness

Label
Song of the jayhawk : or, The squatter sovereign
Title
Song of the jayhawk
Title remainder
or, The squatter sovereign
Statement of responsibility
Jack Marshall Maness
Title variation
Squatter sovereign
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Before there were red states and blue states, there was Kansas. A place that divided the nation like never before, or since. A place where mayors were generals and journalists were terrorists. A place where drunken guerrilla armies roamed the prairies, threatening farmers and rigging elections. A haunted place where mysterious beasts led settlers into undiscovered countries. Follow two young families as they they struggle with rattlesnakes, tornadoes, ice-storms, childbirth and morality in a war-torn land. A growing love between them, built over holiday ham and whiskey, is threatened as they are drawn into the territory's cycle of political violence. They must ultimately decide if they are friends or foes, and it isn't long before they all have blood on their hands. This is a story of loyalty and betrayal, courage and despair. Set in the 1850s, the dilemmas faced by the Dugan and Hawkins families are similar to those faced by every generation in a long-divided America. It asks how ordinary people cope with extraordinary times, why they sometimes turn to violence, and more importantly, why they usually do not"--Page [4] of cover
Cataloging source
DPL
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Label
Song of the jayhawk : or, The squatter sovereign, Jack Marshall Maness
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
Extent
iii, 285 pages
Isbn
9781940936024
Isbn Type
(softbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
HISTORICAL FICTION
System control number
(OCoLC)882501707
Label
Song of the jayhawk : or, The squatter sovereign, Jack Marshall Maness
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
Extent
iii, 285 pages
Isbn
9781940936024
Isbn Type
(softbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
HISTORICAL FICTION
System control number
(OCoLC)882501707

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