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The balm of Gilead tree : new and selected stories

Author: Robert Morgan
Publisher: Frankfort, KY : Gnomon Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Stories on working-class people in North Carolina. In The Ratchet, a truck driver descending a mountain discovers his brakes do not work, while in The Bullnoser an unemployed worker makes a living blackmailing a farmer who is dumping toxic wastes.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morgan, Robert, 1944-
Balm of Gilead tree.
Frankfort, KY : Gnomon Press, 1999
(OCoLC)606476709
Online version:
Morgan, Robert, 1944-
Balm of Gilead tree.
Frankfort, KY : Gnomon Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607417282
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Morgan
ISBN: 0917788737 9780917788734
OCLC Number: 42830745
Description: 344 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The tracks of Chief de Soto --
Poinsett's bridge --
Kuykendall's gold --
Little Willie --
A brightness new & welcoming --
Pisgah --
Dark corner --
1916 flood --
Murals --
The welcome --
Tailgunner --
Death crown --
The ratchet --
Sleepy gap --
The bullnoser --
A taxpayer & a citizen --
The balm of Gilead tree.
Responsibility: Robert Morgan.

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Stories on working-class people in North Carolina. In The Ratchet, a truck driver descending a mountain discovers his brakes do not work, while in The Bullnoser an unemployed worker makes a living blackmailing a farmer who is dumping toxic wastes.

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