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The Resource Out of the shadow of leprosy : the Carville letters and stories of the Landry family, Claire Manes

Out of the shadow of leprosy : the Carville letters and stories of the Landry family, Claire Manes

Label
Out of the shadow of leprosy : the Carville letters and stories of the Landry family
Title
Out of the shadow of leprosy
Title remainder
the Carville letters and stories of the Landry family
Statement of responsibility
Claire Manes
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1924 when thirty-two-year-old Edmond Landry kissed his family good-bye and left for the leprosarium in Carville, Louisiana, leprosy, now referred to as Hansen's Disease, stigmatized and disfigured but did not kill. Those with leprosy were incarcerated in the federal hospital and isolated from family and community. Phones were unavailable, transportation was precarious, and fear was rampant. Edmond entered the hospital (as did his four other siblings), but he did not surrender to his fate. He fought with his pen and his limited energy to stay connected to his family and to improve living
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Manes, Claire
Dewey number
614.5/460976344
Index
index present
LC call number
RC154.5.L8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1891-1932
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Landry, Edmond
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Landry, Edmond
  • Landry family
  • National Hansen's Disease Programs (U.S.)
  • Leprosy
  • Leprosy
  • Landry, Edmond
  • Landry family
  • National Hansen's Disease Programs (U.S.)
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Leprosy
  • Louisiana
Label
Out of the shadow of leprosy : the Carville letters and stories of the Landry family, Claire Manes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes biographical information on Edmond Landry and correspondence, mostly his
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; A Chronology of Edmond Landry's Life 1891-1932; Introduction: A Family and a Disease; Chapter 1 Finding Carville, Finding Family; Chapter 2 Edmond: Anticipating a Bright Future; Chapter 3 Moving into the Shadow: Life at Home; Chapter 4 In Leprosy's Shadow: Life in Carville; Chapter 5 Edmond's Letters from Carville; Chapter 6 Out of the Shadow: Finding Edmond; Chapter 7 Lives Remembered and Restored; Chapter 8 Epilogue: My Journey out of the Shadow; Notes; Works Cited; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; P; R; S; T; U; V; W
Control code
815836042
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781617037771
Lccn
2012044481
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt23j551
  • 96265a3c-a223-4b14-9cfb-3ce64c3ca7d0
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815836042
Label
Out of the shadow of leprosy : the Carville letters and stories of the Landry family, Claire Manes
Publication
Note
Includes biographical information on Edmond Landry and correspondence, mostly his
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; A Chronology of Edmond Landry's Life 1891-1932; Introduction: A Family and a Disease; Chapter 1 Finding Carville, Finding Family; Chapter 2 Edmond: Anticipating a Bright Future; Chapter 3 Moving into the Shadow: Life at Home; Chapter 4 In Leprosy's Shadow: Life in Carville; Chapter 5 Edmond's Letters from Carville; Chapter 6 Out of the Shadow: Finding Edmond; Chapter 7 Lives Remembered and Restored; Chapter 8 Epilogue: My Journey out of the Shadow; Notes; Works Cited; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; P; R; S; T; U; V; W
Control code
815836042
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781617037771
Lccn
2012044481
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt23j551
  • 96265a3c-a223-4b14-9cfb-3ce64c3ca7d0
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815836042

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