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LocationClark County
Call NoF Jone
TitleThe prophets : a novel / Robert Jones, Jr.
AuthorJones, Robert, Jr., 1977- author.
Total Circ0
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StatusLocationBarcodeCall NoCreated OnIssue NameCirc StatusTemp Loc
 Clark County30293101881873F Jone1/6/2021 AvailableClark County

Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 9780593085684
International Standard Book Number 059308568X
Personal Name Jones, Robert, Jr., 1977- author.
Title Statement The prophets : a novel / Robert Jones, Jr.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2021.
Physical Description 388 pages ; 24 cm.
Summary, Etc. "A singular and stunning debut novel about the forbidden union between two enslaved young men on a Deep South plantation, the refuge they find in each other, and a betrayal that threatens their existence"-- Provided by publisher.
Summary, Etc. Isaiah was Samuel's and Samuel was Isaiah's. In the barn they tended to the animals, but also to each other, transforming the hollowed-out shed into a place of human refuge, a source of intimacy and hope in a world ruled by vicious masters. When an older fellow slave seeks to gain favor by preaching the master's gospel on the plantation, the enslaved begin to turn on their own. Isaiah and Samuel's love, which was once so simple, is seen as sinful and a clear danger to the plantation's harmony. -- adapted from jacket.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Gay men, Black United States Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Slaves United States Fiction.
Index Term-Genre/Form Romance fiction.
Index Term-Genre/Form Love stories.
Index Term-Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Index Term-Genre/Form Gay fiction.

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