Jacob's ladder : a story of Virginia during the war / Donald McCaig.

McCaig, Donald (Author).
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Available copies

  • 74 copies at PINES. (Show)
  • 8 copies at Athens Regional Library System. (Show)
  • 2 copies at Athens-Clarke County Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 80 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status
Athens Regional Library System - Athens-Clarke County Library FIC MCCAIG 33207004019271 FICTION Available
Athens Regional Library System - Athens-Clarke County Library FIC MCCAIG 33207004019347 FICTION Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 039304629X
  • ISBN: 9780393046298
  • Physical Description: 525 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c1998.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: A novel of the Civil War in which a young Southerner impregnates a black slave. The family quickly sells her, a white cotton trader marries and passes her off as white. But the girl was already married and her black husband runs away to join the Northern army in a bid to reclaim her.
Subject: Gatewood family > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Virginia > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.