North Branch Library has reopened and resumed its normal operating hours. 

Find current Main Library parking garage construction information

In my father's house

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
A compelling novel of a man brought to reckon with his buried past. In St. Adrienne, a small black community in Louisiana, Reverend Phillip Martin--a respected minister and civil rights leader--comes face to face with the sins of his youth in the person of Robert X, a young, unkempt stranger who arrives in town for a mysterious "meeting" with the Reverend. In the confrontation between the two, the young man's secret burden explodes into the open, and Phillip Martin begins a long-neglected journey into his youth to discover how destructive his former life was, for himself and for those around him.
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780679727910
9780394479385
9780307830371
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 739b1563-3ec2-55c9-eaae-f98a652ac59e
full_title in my father s house
author gaines ernest j
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2018-04-21 23:38:18PM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Ernest J. Gaines
author_display Gaines, Ernest J
available_at_catalog Annex
collection_catalog Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Annex - Adult Fiction
display_description A compelling novel of a man brought to reckon with his buried past. In St. Adrienne, a small black community in Louisiana, Reverend Phillip Martin—a respected minister and civil rights leader—comes face to face with the sins of his youth in the person of Robert X, a young, unkempt stranger who arrives in town for a mysterious "meeting" with the Reverend. In the confrontation between the two, the young man's secret burden explodes into the open, and Phillip Martin begins a long-neglected journey into his youth to discover how destructive his former life was, for himself and for those around him.
format_catalog Book, eBook
format_category_catalog Books, eBook
id 739b1563-3ec2-55c9-eaae-f98a652ac59e
isbn 9780307830371, 9780394479385, 9780679727910
item_details ils:CARL0000043948|35192025583844|Annex - Adult Fiction|Fiction Gaines|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||AX||, ils:CARL0000043948|35192025583851|Annex - Adult Fiction|Fiction Gaines|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||AX||, ils:CARL0000043948|35192025583869|Annex - Adult Fiction|Fiction Gaines|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||AX||, overdrive:13c782aa-2898-4159-be9a-ccd0909cbfce|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,OverDrive Read,Kindle Book|Available Online||||
itype_catalog , Book
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog Fiction Gaines
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Annex
primary_isbn 9780679727910
publishDate 1978, 2012
record_details ils:CARL0000043948|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Knopf : distributed by Random House,|1978.|214 p. ; 22 cm., overdrive:13c782aa-2898-4159-be9a-ccd0909cbfce|eBook|eBook||English|Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|2012|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog ils:CARL0000043948|35192025583844|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000043948|35192025583851|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000043948|35192025583869|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, overdrive:13c782aa-2898-4159-be9a-ccd0909cbfce|-1|Available Online|Available Online|false|true|true|false|false|false||||
series Vintage Contemporaries
series_with_volume Vintage Contemporaries
subject_facet African Americans -- Fiction, Fathers and sons -- Fiction, Louisiana -- Fiction
title_display In my father's house
title_full In My Father's House, In my father's house / Ernest J. Gaines
title_short In my father's house
title_sub
topic_facet African American Fiction, African Americans, Fathers and sons, Fiction, Literature