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The Resource Ain't nothing but a man : my quest to find the real John Henry, Scott Reynolds Nelson with Marc Aronson

Ain't nothing but a man : my quest to find the real John Henry, Scott Reynolds Nelson with Marc Aronson

Label
Ain't nothing but a man : my quest to find the real John Henry
Title
Ain't nothing but a man
Title remainder
my quest to find the real John Henry
Statement of responsibility
Scott Reynolds Nelson with Marc Aronson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Combining the story of the building of the railroads, the period of Reconstruction, folk tales, American mythology, and the tradition of work songs with his own personal quest, a renowned historian unravels the mystery surrounding the legendary African-American figure
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nelson, Scott Reynolds
Dewey number
  • 973/.04960730092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.97.H455
LC item number
N445 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Aronson, Marc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Henry, John William
  • Nelson, Scott Reynolds
  • African Americans
  • Railroad construction workers
  • John Henry (Legendary character)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Ain't nothing but a man : my quest to find the real John Henry, Scott Reynolds Nelson with Marc Aronson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-63) and index
Control code
BK0007225680
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
64 p.
Lccn
2007012446
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(Sirsi) 294563
Label
Ain't nothing but a man : my quest to find the real John Henry, Scott Reynolds Nelson with Marc Aronson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-63) and index
Control code
BK0007225680
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
64 p.
Lccn
2007012446
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(Sirsi) 294563

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