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The Resource Claws, Archibald Rutledge ; introduction by Jim Casada ; afterword by Ben McC. Moïse ; illustrations by Stephen Chesley

Claws, Archibald Rutledge ; introduction by Jim Casada ; afterword by Ben McC. Moïse ; illustrations by Stephen Chesley

Label
Claws
Title
Claws
Statement of responsibility
Archibald Rutledge ; introduction by Jim Casada ; afterword by Ben McC. Moïse ; illustrations by Stephen Chesley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Unseen by readers for a century, Archibald Rutledge's story "Claws" is a fast-paced adventure tale of a young boy, Paul, lost in the foreboding terrain of Spencer's Swamp, the domain of the mighty bobcat Claws, which is deftly evading hounds and hunters alike. When Paul and Claws encounter one another at a perilous creek crossing, Rutledge's mastery of outdoors storytelling shines through in every evocative word. The short story "Claws" was written for publication in an early 20th century boy's magazine and was first collected in the privately printed Eddy Press edition of Old Plantation Days (c. 1913). Limited to just a few hundred copies, the Eddy Press edition is highly prized by Rutledge collectors and includes five stories -- "Claws," "The Doom of Ravenswood," "The Egret's Plumes," "The Heart of Regal" and "The Ocean's Menace"--Not found in the more widely available 1921 Stokes edition of Old Plantation Days. A project of the Humanities Council SC benefiting the South Carolina Book Festival, this new edition of Claws is illustrated in handsome charcoal etchings by Southern artist Stephen Chesley. Award-winning outdoors writer and noted Rutledge scholar Jim Casada provides the volume's introduction and retired South Carolina conservation officer Ben McC. Moïse offers an afterword. Archibald Rutledge (1883--1973) was South Carolina's most prolific writer and the state's first poet laureate. His nature writings garnered him the prestigious John Burroughs Medal
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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1883-1973
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Rutledge, Archibald
Dewey number
813/.52
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3535.U87
LC item number
C57 2014eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Boys
  • Bobcat
  • Swamps
  • South Carolina
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Bobcat
  • Boys
  • Swamps
  • South Carolina
Label
Claws, Archibald Rutledge ; introduction by Jim Casada ; afterword by Ben McC. Moïse ; illustrations by Stephen Chesley
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Publication
Note
"A Project of the Humanities Council SC."
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction -- Claws -- Afterword
Control code
877868621
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611174236
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv6vq9z1
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)877868621
Label
Claws, Archibald Rutledge ; introduction by Jim Casada ; afterword by Ben McC. Moïse ; illustrations by Stephen Chesley
Publication
Note
"A Project of the Humanities Council SC."
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction -- Claws -- Afterword
Control code
877868621
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611174236
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv6vq9z1
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)877868621

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