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Sporty Creek

Author: James Still
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, [1999] ©1999
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When work ceases in the Kentucky coal mines during the Depression of 1929, a young boy and his family move to the mountains to live off the land.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Still, James, 1906-2001.
Sporty Creek
(DLC) 99018334
(OCoLC)40856947
Material Type: Document, Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Still
ISBN: 9780813146294 0813146291 9780813146300 0813146305
OCLC Number: 864899724
Description: 1 online resource (119 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: James Still ; illustrated by Paul Brett Johnson.

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This collection of short stories is narrated by a young boy, and is about the conflict between a settled, agrarian way of life and the constant migration required of coal miners to find steady work.  Read more...

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"James Still is a Kentucky writer I profoundly admire. He is capable of such delicacy and at the same time such power, and he's a man who has really mastered the art, the craftsmanship." -- Read more...

 
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