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The Resource The ditchdigger's daughters : a Black family's astonishing success story, Yvonne S. Thornton, as told to Jo Coudert

The ditchdigger's daughters : a Black family's astonishing success story, Yvonne S. Thornton, as told to Jo Coudert

Label
The ditchdigger's daughters : a Black family's astonishing success story
Title
The ditchdigger's daughters
Title remainder
a Black family's astonishing success story
Statement of responsibility
Yvonne S. Thornton, as told to Jo Coudert
Title variation
ditchdiggers daughters
Title variation remainder
a black familys astonishing success story
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This memoir describes how, with seemingly unfailing energy and determination, Donald Thornton, working two jobs, saw each of his six daughters obtain an education and become established in a successful career
Summary
A New Jersey doctor relates how her parents, who held down multiple jobs and set high moral standards for their six daughters, inspired them to succeed
Tone
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 1995.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1996
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
190480
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 974.9/00496073/0922
  • 974.9/00496073022
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
E185.96
LC item number
.T48 1995
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a black family's astonishing success story
Label
The ditchdigger's daughters : a Black family's astonishing success story, Yvonne S. Thornton, as told to Jo Coudert
Link
http://www.h-net.org/review/hrev-a0f2l5-aa
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Birch Lane Press book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The beginning -- The house that Donald built -- Sweet and sour notes -- The Thornettes -- Show biz -- Weekend dates -- The band's wagon -- The break -- One monkey can't stop the show -- P & S -- Dr. Thornton, Dr. Thornton ... -- Till death do us part -- A labor of love -- Navy blue and black -- Civilians and civility -- The gospel according to Donald
Control code
5493456
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 261 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781559722711
Lccn
94042962
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm31607758
  • (OCoLC)31607758
Label
The ditchdigger's daughters : a Black family's astonishing success story, Yvonne S. Thornton, as told to Jo Coudert
Link
http://www.h-net.org/review/hrev-a0f2l5-aa
Publication
Note
"A Birch Lane Press book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The beginning -- The house that Donald built -- Sweet and sour notes -- The Thornettes -- Show biz -- Weekend dates -- The band's wagon -- The break -- One monkey can't stop the show -- P & S -- Dr. Thornton, Dr. Thornton ... -- Till death do us part -- A labor of love -- Navy blue and black -- Civilians and civility -- The gospel according to Donald
Control code
5493456
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 261 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781559722711
Lccn
94042962
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm31607758
  • (OCoLC)31607758

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