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The Resource Cuyahoga : a novel, Pete Beatty ; [illustrations by Adam Villacin]

Cuyahoga : a novel, Pete Beatty ; [illustrations by Adam Villacin]

Label
Cuyahoga : a novel
Title
Cuyahoga
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Pete Beatty ; [illustrations by Adam Villacin]
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Big Son is a spirit of the times--the times being 1837. Behind his broad shoulders, shiny hair, and church-organ laugh, Big Son practically made Ohio City all by himself. The feats of this proto-superhero have earned him wonder and whiskey toasts but very little in the way of fortune. And without money, Big cannot become an honest husband to his beloved Cloe (who may or may not want to be his wife, honestly). In pursuit of a steady wage, our hero hits the (dirt) streets of Ohio City and Cleveland, the twin towns racing to become the first great metropolis of the West. Their rivalry reaches a boil over the building of a bridge across the Cuyahoga River--and Big stumbles right into the kettle. The resulting misadventures involve elderly terrorists, infrastructure collapse, steamboat races, wild pigs, and multiple ruined weddings. Narrating this ... tale is Medium Son--known as Meed--apprentice coffin maker, almanac author, orphan, and the younger brother of Big. Meed finds himself swept up in the action, and he is forced to choose between brotherly love and his own ambitions"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
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Beatty, Pete
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Villacin, Adam
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  • Sibling rivalry
  • Sons
  • Brothers
  • Tall tales
  • Families
  • Cuyahoga River (Ohio)
  • Ohio City (Cleveland, Ohio)
  • Cleveland (Ohio)
  • Ohio
Label
Cuyahoga : a novel, Pete Beatty ; [illustrations by Adam Villacin]
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1197784705
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
265 pages
Isbn
9781982155551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1197784705
Label
Cuyahoga : a novel, Pete Beatty ; [illustrations by Adam Villacin]
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1197784705
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
265 pages
Isbn
9781982155551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1197784705

Library Locations

    • Hamilton-Wenham Public LibraryBorrow it
      14 Union Street, South Hamilton, MA, 01982, US
      42.6118166 -70.8797517
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