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The new inheritors, Kent Wascom

Label
The new inheritors
Title
The new inheritors
Statement of responsibility
Kent Wascom
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kent Wascom is one of the most exciting and ambitious emerging voices in American fiction. Envisaging a quartet of books telling the story of America through a single family and region, the Gulf Coast of the United States, Wascom began with his much-lauded debut, The Blood of Heaven , published when he was just twenty-six and praised as "stunning" by the Miami Herald , and "like the sermon of a revivalist preacher" by the Wall Street Journal . His second novel, Secessia , continues the story of the Woolsack family in Civil War New Orleans, and in The New Inheritors , he has written his most powerful and poignant novel yet. In 1914, with the world on the brink of war, Isaac, a nature-loving artist whose past is mysterious to all, including himself, meets Kemper, a defiant heiress caught in the rivalry between her brothers. Kemper's older brother Angel is hiding a terrible secret about his sexuality, and her younger brother Red possesses a capacity for violence that frightens even the members of his own brutal family. Together Isaac and Kemper build a refuge on their beloved, wild, Gulf Coast. But their paradise is short-lived; as the coast is rocked by the storms of summer, the country is gripped by the furor preceding World War I, and the Woolsack family's rivalries come to a bloody head. From the breathtaking beauty of the Gulf to the bloody havoc wreaked by the United States in Latin America, The New Inheritors explores the beauty and burden of what is handed down to us all. At once a love story and a family drama, a novel of nature and a novel of war, The New Inheritors traces a family whose life is intimately tied to the Gulf, that most disputed, threatened, and haunted part of this country we call America
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1986-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wascom, Kent
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3623.A86685
LC item number
N49 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Families
  • Families
  • United States
  • FICTION / Historical
Label
The new inheritors, Kent Wascom
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
Control code
on1005604053
Edition
First hardcover edition.
Extent
pages
Isbn
9780802128171
Lccn
2017051037
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1005604053
Label
The new inheritors, Kent Wascom
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1005604053
Edition
First hardcover edition.
Extent
pages
Isbn
9780802128171
Lccn
2017051037
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1005604053

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