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Wrestle the mountain

Author: Phyllis Reynolds Naylor; Margaret Mary Kimmel
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Frustrated by the narrowness of his West Virginia mining town, a boy with a talent for woodcarving yearns for a different way of life.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phyllis Reynolds Naylor; Margaret Mary Kimmel
ISBN: 0822957787 9780822957782 0822957906 9780822957904
OCLC Number: 51071939
Notes: "Golden triangle books."
"A John D.S. and Aida C. Truxall book."
Description: viii, 194 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Phyllis Reynolds Naylor ; foreword and afterword by Margaret Mary Kimmel.

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"Adventure and history meet in a fine tale of the strength of the human spirit in the face of backbreaking labor, mine owner's greed, and ethnic tension." - Voice of Youth Advocates; "A well-crafted Read more...

 
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