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McCaig, Donald

Works: 64 works in 248 publications in 12 languages and 16,956 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  Anecdotes  Juvenile works  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Creator, Other, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3563.A2555, 813.54
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Rhett Butler's people by Donald McCaig( Book )
24 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,668 libraries worldwide
"Through Rhett's eyes we meet the people who shaped his larger than life personality as it sprang from Margaret Mitchell's unforgettable pages: Langston Butler, Rhett's unyielding father; Rosemary his steadfast sister; Tunis Bonneau, Rhett's best friend and a onetime slave; Belle Watling, the woman for whom Rhett cared long before he met Scarlett O'Hara at Twelve Oaks Plantation, on the fateful eve of the Civil War. Of course there is Scarlett. Katie Scarlett O'Hara, the headstrong, passionate woman whose life is inextricably entwined with Rhett's: more like him than she cares to admit; more in love with him than she'll ever know"--Publisher description
Nop's trials by Donald McCaig( Book )
32 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,853 libraries worldwide
The story of a farmer, Lewis Burkholder, and his young Border Collie, Nop. When Nop is stolen, he embarks on an ordeal of peril and hardship and survives only through courage
Ruth's journey : the authorized novel of Mammy from Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the wind by Donald McCaig( Book )
26 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,851 libraries worldwide
"Authorized by the Margaret Mitchell Estate, here is the first-ever prequel to one of the most beloved and bestselling novels of all time, Gone with the Wind. The critically acclaimed author of Rhett Butler's People magnificently recounts the life of Mammy, one of literature's greatest supporting characters, from her days as a slave girl to the outbreak of the Civil War. "Her story began with a miracle." On the Caribbean island of Saint Domingue, an island consumed by the flames of revolution, a senseless attack leaves only one survivor--an infant girl. She falls into the hands of two French emigres, Henri and Solange Fournier, who take the beautiful child they call Ruth to the bustling American city of Savannah. What follows is the sweeping tale of Ruth's life as shaped by her strong-willed mistress and other larger-than-life personalities she encounters in the South: Jehu Glen, a free black man with whom Ruth falls madly in love; the shabbily genteel family that first hires Ruth as Mammy; Solange's daughter Ellen and the rough Irishman, Gerald O'Hara, whom Ellen chooses to marry; the Butler family of Charleston and their shocking connection to Mammy Ruth; and finally Scarlett O'Hara--the irrepressible Southern belle Mammy raises from birth. As we witness the difficult coming of age felt by three generations of women, gifted storyteller Donald McCaig reveals a portrait of Mammy that is both nuanced and poignant, at once a proud woman and a captive, and a strict disciplinarian who has never experiencedfreedom herself. But despite the cruelties of a world that has decreed her a slave, Mammy endures, a rock in the river of time. She loves with a ferocity that would astonish those around her if they knew it. And she holds tight even to those who have been lost in the ravages of her days. Set against the backdrop of the South from the 1820s until the dawn of the Civil War, here is a remarkable story of fortitude, heartbreak, and indomitable will--and a tale that will forever illuminate your reading of Margaret Mitchell's unforgettable classic, Gone with the Wind"--
Jacob's ladder : a story of Virginia during the war by Donald McCaig( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,777 libraries worldwide
A novel of the Civil War in which a young Southerner impregnates a black slave. The family quickly sells her, a white cotton trader marries and passes her off as white. But the girl was already married and her black husband runs away to join the Northern army in a bid to reclaim her
Rhett Butler's people by Donald McCaig( Sound Recording )
13 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 987 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life and times of dashing hero Rhett Butler and the people who shaped his world--his unyielding father Langston, best friend and onetime slave Tunis Bonneau, former love Belle Watling, and the passionate Scarlett O'Hara
Canaan : a novel by Donald McCaig( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 961 libraries worldwide
A fictional portrait of post-Civil War America ranges from Reconstruction-era Richmond, to the trading floors of Wall Street, to the Great Plains, where an arrogant George Custer faces a fateful confrontation with Sitting Bull.-NoveList
The man who made the devil glad by Donald McCaig( Book )
7 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 779 libraries worldwide
The Man Who Made the Devil Glad is a story of man and animals. A predatory coyote is savaging the sheep that belonged to his neighbors, people whom West Virginia hill country sheriff Cub Hamill is sworn to protect. But the hunter becomes the hunted when Cub loses an election and wins the heart of Maggie Stevenson - only to find himself and the woman he loves stalked by an human predator who also wears a badge
Nop's Hope by Donald McCaig( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 767 libraries worldwide
Penny Burkholder makes a living on the sheepdog trial circuit with her dog, Hope, while she puts her life back together, but the national finals bring a confrontation with her father
Canaan by Donald McCaig( file )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
This sequel to Donald McCaig's Civil War novel "Jacob's ladder" delivers a saga of Reconstruction America from Lee's 1865 surrender at Appomattox to Custer's 1876 massacre at Little Big Horn. McCaig follows the changing fortunes of a diverse ensemble of characters, including Edward, a wartime top sergeant for the 38th Regiment, U.S. Colored Troops. Travelling west as a scout, trail cook, cattle driver, and sharpshooter, he marries a Santee Indian
The Butte polka : a novel by Donald McCaig( Book )
4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
The bamboo cannon by Donald McCaig( Book )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
An abandoned smuggler's plane is stolen from the St. Thomas airport in the Virgin Islands. Winston goes after the plane in a sailboat and encounters a reluctant tourist and a hurricane
Ruth's journey [the authorized novel of Mammy from Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the wind] by Donald McCaig( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
In 1804, Ruth is taken from her home in Saint-Domingue and sold into slavery in Savannah, Georgia. There she is put into service at Tara, the cotton plantation of the O'Hara family. This prequel to Gone with the Wind, authorized by the estate of Margaret Mitchell, explores the past of Mammy, one of the most beloved characters from the original classic novel
A useful dog by Donald McCaig( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Presents narrative shorts and a poem about dogs, particularly sheep dogs, and the bond that forms between owners and their canines
Jacob's ladder by Donald McCaig( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 132 libraries worldwide
"An epic tale of the glory and shame of the Confederacy."
Nop's trials by Donald McCaig( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
When prizewinning sheepdog Nop is stolen, both dog and his master must face numerous trials in this story about the special relationship that exists between man and his animals
Nop's hope by Donald McCaig( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Shocked by the sudden death of her husband and daughter, Penny Burkeholder leaves home to follow the sheepdog trail circuit with Hope her Border Collie
The last enemy : and other poems by Donald McCaig( Book )
5 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
The dog wars : how the border collie battled the American Kennel Club by Donald McCaig( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
An account of the 1990s controversy between the working border collie community and the American Kennel Club. Chronicles a critical turning point in the history of the border collie, critical reading for those interested in the culture of dogs in the United States
Mr. and Mrs. Dog : our travels, trials, adventures, and epiphanies by Donald McCaig( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 8 libraries worldwide
McCaig draws on twenty-five years of experience raising sheepdogs to vividly describe his-- and his dogs June and Luke's-- unlikely progress toward and participation in the World Sheepdog Trials in Wales. Along the way, he relays sage advice, straightforward dog-training tips, and anecdotes of the life experiences that set him on the long road to the Welsh trial fields
Eminent dogs, dangerous men by Donald McCaig( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in German and English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"Searching through Scotland for a Border collie"--Jacket
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Ashley, Steven, 1940-

controlled identity McCaig, Snee

Ashley, Steven
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Makeigs, Donalds
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Маккейг, Дональд
매케이그, 도널드
マッケイグ, ドナルド
麦凯格, 唐纳徳
English (152)
German (12)
French (8)
Swedish (4)
Dutch (4)
Japanese (2)
Spanish (2)
Russian (2)
Czech (2)
Finnish (1)
Danish (1)
Polish (1)
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