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  • 2 of 3 copies available at South Central Regional Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Altona Library INS F Fab (Text) 35864002347878 Inspirational Fiction Volume hold Available -
Morden Library INS F Fab (Text) 35864002347886 Inspirational Fiction Volume hold Checked out 10/27/2018
Winkler Library INS F Fab (Text) 35864002347894 Inspirational Fiction Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781414387789 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 399 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Carol Stream, Illinois : Tyndale House Publishers Inc., [2018].

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General Note:
Includes discussion questions.
Includes an excerpt from The promise of Jesse Woods.
Summary, etc.:
A charming and engrossing novel for fans of Southern fiction and the recent hit memoir Hillbilly Elegy about a lush and storied coal-mining town-and the good people who live there-in danger of being destroyed for the sake of profit. Will the truth about the town's past be its final undoing or its saving grace'1933. In the mining town of Beulah Mountain, West Virginia, two young girls form an unbreakable bond against the lush Appalachian landscape, coal dust and old hymns filling their lungs and hearts. Despite the polarizing forces of their fathers-one a mine owner, one a disgruntled miner -Ruby and Bean thrive under the tender care of Bean's mama, blissfully unaware of the rising conflict in town and the coming tragedy that will tear them apart forever.2004. Hollis Beasley is taking his last stand. Neighbors up and down the hollow have sold their land to Coleman Coal and Energy, but Hollis is determined to hold on to his family legacy on Beulah Mountain. Standing in his way is Buddy Coleman, an upstart mining executive who hopes to revitalize the dying town by increasing coal production and opening the Company Store Museum. He'll pay homage to the past-even the massacre of 1933-while positioning the company for growth at all costs.What surprises them all is how their stories will intersect with a feisty octogenarian living hundreds of miles away. When Ruby Handley Freeman's grown children threaten her independence, she takes a stand of her own and disappears, propelling her on a journey to face a decades-old secret that will change everything for her and those she meets.
Subject: Life changing events > Fiction.
Homecoming > Fiction.
City and town life > Fiction.
Genre: Christian fiction.

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