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Cold skin

Author: Steven Herrick
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Front Street, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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In a rural Australian coal mining town shortly after World War II, teenaged Eddie makes a startling discovery when he investigates the murder of a local high school girl.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Novels in verse
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Mystery
Mystery fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Herrick
ISBN: 9781590785720 159078572X
OCLC Number: 233172543
Description: 279 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Bright future --
Coal town --
Town and city --
Cold skin --
Burning candles --
Cowards --
Bridge --
Miner.
Responsibility: Steven Herrick.
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"Cowards don't always hide. Sometimes they're so gutless they need to stand out." Eddie doesn't want to be in school; he wants to work in the mines. But dad won't go down in the coal pits, he won't  Read more...

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