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A long way from Chicago : a novel in stories

Author: Richard Peck
Publisher: Thorndike, ME : Thorndike Press, 2001.
Series: Thorndike large print young adult series.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A boy recounts his annual summer trips to rural Illinois with his sister during the Great Depression to visit their larger-than-life grandmother.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Large type books
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Peck
ISBN: 0786232498 9780786232499
OCLC Number: 46590999
Notes: Sequel: A year down yonder.
Description: 191 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Shotgun Cheatham's last night above ground --
The mouse in the milk --
A one-woman crime wave --
The day of judgment --
The phantom brakeman --
Things with wings --
Centennial summer --
The troop train.
Series Title: Thorndike large print young adult series.
Responsibility: Richard Peck.

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A boy recounts his annual summer trips to rural Illinois with his sister during the Great Depression to visit their larger-than-life grandmother.

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