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The Resource Ain't nothing but a man : my quest to find the real John Henry, Scott Reynolds Nelson with Marc Aronson

Ain't nothing but a man : my quest to find the real John Henry, Scott Reynolds Nelson with Marc Aronson

Label
Ain't nothing but a man : my quest to find the real John Henry
Title
Ain't nothing but a man
Title remainder
my quest to find the real John Henry
Statement of responsibility
Scott Reynolds Nelson with Marc Aronson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Historian Scott Reynolds Nelson recounts how he came to discover the real John Henry, an African-American railroad worker who became a legend in the famous song
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nelson, Scott Reynolds
Dewey number
  • 973/.04960730092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
1030L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Aronson, Marc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Henry, John William
  • Henry, John William
  • Henry, John
  • African Americans
  • Railroad construction workers
  • Nelson, Scott Reynolds
  • Southern States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Ain't nothing but a man : my quest to find the real John Henry, Scott Reynolds Nelson with Marc Aronson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index
Contents
Stuck -- Scavenger -- Who were the 40,000 missing men? -- Following the clues in the song about John Henry -- Big Bend -- Breakthrough -- On trial -- The contest -- The trackliners speak -- Appendices
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
64 p.
Isbn
9781426300011
Isbn Type
(library)
Lccn
2007012446
Other physical details
col. ill., col. map
System control number
  • ocn122309229
  • (OCoLC)122309229
Label
Ain't nothing but a man : my quest to find the real John Henry, Scott Reynolds Nelson with Marc Aronson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index
Contents
Stuck -- Scavenger -- Who were the 40,000 missing men? -- Following the clues in the song about John Henry -- Big Bend -- Breakthrough -- On trial -- The contest -- The trackliners speak -- Appendices
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
64 p.
Isbn
9781426300011
Isbn Type
(library)
Lccn
2007012446
Other physical details
col. ill., col. map
System control number
  • ocn122309229
  • (OCoLC)122309229

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