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Gap Creek : the story of a marriage

Author: Robert Morgan; Jill Hill
Publisher: [Minneapolis, Minn.] : HighBridge Co., 2002.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An unflinching tale of turn-of-the-century Appalachian life, Gap Creek chronicles the challenging first year in the marriage of Julie Harmon and Hank Richards. After losing both her father and brother before turning 17, Julie faces fire, flood, grifters, sickness, and starvation with grim determination and remarkable stamina. By capturing the earthy details of rural life, including raw, riveting accounts of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2002557564
(OCoLC)43483151
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Morgan; Jill Hill
ISBN: 9781598872286 1598872281
OCLC Number: 143606366
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Abridged.
Duration: 4:16:51.
"Oprah's book club."
Performer(s): Read by Jill Hill.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 61534 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Robert Morgan.

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An unflinching tale of turn-of-the-century Appalachian life, Gap Creek chronicles the challenging first year in the marriage of Julie Harmon and Hank Richards. After losing both her father and brother before turning 17, Julie faces fire, flood, grifters, sickness, and starvation with grim determination and remarkable stamina. By capturing the earthy details of rural life, including raw, riveting accounts of everything from hog slaughtering to childbirth, Robert Morgan weaves the human and the heroic that coexist in every individual.

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