The Resource House of earth : a novel, Woody Guthrie ; edited and introduced by Douglas Brinkley and Johnny Depp

House of earth : a novel, Woody Guthrie ; edited and introduced by Douglas Brinkley and Johnny Depp

Label
House of earth : a novel
Title
House of earth
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Woody Guthrie ; edited and introduced by Douglas Brinkley and Johnny Depp
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Tike and Ella May Hamlin struggle to plant roots in the arid land of the Texas Panhandle. The husband and wife live in a precarious wooden farm shack, but Tike yearns for a sturdy house that will protect them from the treacherous elements. Thanks to a five-cent government pamphlet, Tike has the know-how to build a simple adobe dwelling, a structure made from the land itself-fireproof, windproof, Dust Bowl-proof. A house of earth. Though they are one with the farm and with each other, the land on which Tike and Ella May live and work is not theirs. Due to larger forces beyond their control-including ranching conglomerates and banks-their adobe house remains painfully out of reach."--Dust jacket
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1912-1967
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Guthrie, Woody
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3513.U9
LC item number
H68 2013
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brinkley, Douglas
  • Depp, Johnny
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  • Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939
  • Farmers
  • Adobe houses
  • Texas Panhandle (Tex.)
Target audience
adult
Label
House of earth : a novel, Woody Guthrie ; edited and introduced by Douglas Brinkley and Johnny Depp
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Included bibliographical references (p. [219]-221), discography, p. [223]-224
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
xliv, 234 pages
Isbn
9780062248404
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • DSS0120155
  • 5414584
Label
House of earth : a novel, Woody Guthrie ; edited and introduced by Douglas Brinkley and Johnny Depp
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Included bibliographical references (p. [219]-221), discography, p. [223]-224
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
xliv, 234 pages
Isbn
9780062248404
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • DSS0120155
  • 5414584

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