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The resurrectionist : a novel

Author: Matthew Guinn
Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2014. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A young doctor wrestles with the legacy of a slave "resurrectionist" owned by his South Carolina medical school.
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction)
Mystery fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Suspense fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Guinn
ISBN: 9780393348811 0393348814 9780393239317 0393239314
OCLC Number: 868077862
Notes: Originally published in hardcover in 2013.
Includes a reading group guide.
Awards: Short-listed for Edgar Allan Poe Awards (First Novel) 2014
Description: 284 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Matthew Guinn.

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"Truly extraordinary... a novel that is not only riveting and beautifully written, but one that dares to step into the long shadow of class and race...Stunning." -- Andre Dubus III "A fine gothic Read more...

 
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