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The Resource The resurrectionist : a novel, Matthew Guinn

The resurrectionist : a novel, Matthew Guinn

Label
The resurrectionist : a novel
Title
The resurrectionist
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Guinn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dog days and the fresh bodies are arriving once again." So begins the fall term at South Carolina Medical College, where Dr. Jacob Thacker is on probation for Xanax abuse. His interim career—working public relations for the dean—takes an unnerving detour into the past when the bones of African American slaves, over a century old, are unearthed on campus. Out of the college’s dark past, these bones threaten to rise and condemn the present. In the middle of the nineteenth century, Dr. Frederick Augustus Johnston, one of the school’s founders, had purchased a slave for his unusual knife skills. This slave, Nemo ("no man") would become an unacknowledged member of the surgical faculty by day—and by night, a "resurrectionist, " responsible for procuring bodies for medical study. An unforgettable character, by turns apparently insouciant, tormented, and brilliant, and seen by some as almost supernatural, Nemo will seize his self-respect in ways no reader can anticipate
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Guinn, Matthew
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3607.U4856
LC item number
R47 2013
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical students
  • Secrecy
  • Corpse removals
  • African Americans
Label
The resurrectionist : a novel, Matthew Guinn
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
1412662
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
284 pages
Isbn
9780393239317
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013003760
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1412662
  • (OCoLC)832705251
Label
The resurrectionist : a novel, Matthew Guinn
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
1412662
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
284 pages
Isbn
9780393239317
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013003760
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1412662
  • (OCoLC)832705251

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