The Resource The general's cook : a novel, Ramin Ganeshram., (ebook)

The general's cook : a novel, Ramin Ganeshram., (ebook)

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The general's cook : a novel
Title
The general's cook
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ramin Ganeshram.
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Philadelphia 1793. Hercules, President George Washington's chef, is a fixture on the Philadelphia scene. He is famous for both his culinary prowess and for ruling his kitchen like a commanding general. He has his run of the city and earns twice the salary of an average American workingman. He wears beautiful clothes and attends the theater. But while valued by the Washington's for his prowess in the kitchen and rewarded far over and above even white servants, Hercules is enslaved in a city where most black Americans are free. Even while he masterfully manages his kitchen and the lives of those in and around it, Hercules harbors secrets-- including the fact that he is learning to read and that he is involved in a dangerous affair with Thelma, a mixed-race woman, who, passing as white, works as a companion to the daughter of one of Philadelphia's most prestigious families. Eventually Hercules' carefully crafted intrigues fall apart and he finds himself trapped by his circumstance and the will of George Washington. Based on actual historical events and people, The General's Cook, will thrill fans of The Hamilton Affair, as they follow Hercules' precarious and terrifying bid for freedom
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Ganeshram, Ramin
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Hercules
  • Washington, George
  • Slaves
  • Electronic books
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The general's cook : a novel, Ramin Ganeshram., (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781628729818
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
MWT12360572
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12360572
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The general's cook : a novel, Ramin Ganeshram., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781628729818
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12360572
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12360572
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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