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The Resource The gods of Newport : a novel, John Jakes

The gods of Newport : a novel, John Jakes

Label
The gods of Newport : a novel
Title
The gods of Newport
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
John Jakes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Railroad tycoon Sam Driver arrives in Newport, Rhode Island, in 1893 determined to break into high society and win a wealthy husband for his beautiful daughter, Jenny, but his past as a robber baron threatens to keep him from gaining the acceptance he desires, and Jenny complicates matters by falling in love with an impoverished young Irishman
Summary
Determined to secure entry into the elite social circles of late nineteenth-century Rhode Island, Sam Driver enlists the help of a pair of social gadflies but finds his efforts complicated by his daughter's romance with an impoverished young Irishman
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
147251
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Publisher's Weekly
  • Booklist
  • Kirkus Review
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1932-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jakes, John
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Adult
  • Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
PS3560.A37
LC item number
G64 2006
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Newport (R.I.)
  • Upper class
  • United States
  • Newport (R.I.)
  • Upper class
  • United States
  • Historical fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The gods of Newport : a novel, John Jakes
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0619/2006027108.html
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
21408184
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 383 p.
Isbn
9780525949763
Lccn
2006027108
System control number
  • (rplri)26171
  • (IMchF)fol11302130
Label
The gods of Newport : a novel, John Jakes
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0619/2006027108.html
Publication
Control code
21408184
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 383 p.
Isbn
9780525949763
Lccn
2006027108
System control number
  • (rplri)26171
  • (IMchF)fol11302130

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