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News from heaven : the Bakerton stories

Author: Jennifer Haigh
Publisher: New York : Harper, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Now, in this collection of interconnected short stories, Jennifer Haigh returns to the vividly imagined world of Bakerton, Pennsylvania, a coal mining town rocked by decades of painful transition. From its heyday during two World Wars through its slow decline, Bakerton is a town that refuses to give up gracefully, binding--sometimes cruelly - succeeding generations to the place that made them.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Haigh
ISBN: 0060889640 9780060889647
OCLC Number: 805051309
Description: 244 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Beast and bird --
Something sweet --
Broken star --
A place in the sun --
To the stars --
Thrift --
Favorite son --
The bottom of things --
What remains --
Desiderata.
Responsibility: Jennifer Haigh.
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Now, in this collection of interconnected short stories, Jennifer Haigh returns to the vividly imagined world of Bakerton, Pennsylvania, a coal mining town rocked by decades of painful transition. From its heyday during two World Wars through its slow decline, Bakerton is a town that refuses to give up gracefully, binding--sometimes cruelly - succeeding generations to the place that made them.

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