The Resource Go set a watchman, Harper Lee

Go set a watchman, Harper Lee

Label
Go set a watchman
Title
Go set a watchman
Statement of responsibility
Harper Lee
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • Twenty years after the trial of Tom Robinson, Scout returns home to Maycomb to visit her father and struggles with personal and political issues as her small Alabama town adjusts to the turbulent events beginning to transform the United States in the mid-1950s
  • "Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch -- "Scout"--Returns home from New York City to visit her aging father, Atticus. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and political turmoil that were transforming the South, Jean Louise's homecoming turns bittersweet when she learns disturbing truths about her close-knit family, the town and the people dearest to her. Memories from her childhood flood back, and her values and assumptions are thrown into doubt. Featuring many of the iconic characters from To Kill a Mockingbird, Go Set a Watchman perfectly captures a young woman, and a world, in a painful yet necessary transition out of the illusions of the past -- a journey that can be guided only by one's conscience. Written in the mid-1950s, Go Set a Watchman imparts a fuller, richer understanding and appreciation of Harper Lee. Here is an unforgettable novel of wisdom, humanity, passion, humor, and effortless precision -- a profoundly affecting work of art that is both wonderfully evocative of another era and relevant to our own times. It not only confirms the enduring brilliance of To Kill a Mockingbird, but also serves as its essential companion, adding depth, context, and new meaning to an American classic." -- Book jacket
Cataloging source
NBO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lee, Harper
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3562.E353
LC item number
G6 2015
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Finch, Scout
  • Finch, Atticus
  • Homecoming
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Adult children of aging parents
  • Nineteen fifties
  • Social change
  • School integration
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Girls
  • Homecoming
  • Nineteen fifties
  • Race relations
  • Social change
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
  • Alabama
  • Alabama
  • Southern States
Label
Go set a watchman, Harper Lee
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
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9780062409850
Lccn
2015373322
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • 2406587
  • (OCoLC)902725212
  • (OCoLC)ocn902725212
  • 2349126
  • 2406587
Label
Go set a watchman, Harper Lee
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
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9780062409850
Lccn
2015373322
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • 2406587
  • (OCoLC)902725212
  • (OCoLC)ocn902725212
  • 2349126
  • 2406587

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