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Spellbound : growing up in God's country

Author: David W McKain
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, 2016. ©1988
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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In this soul-piercing memoir, David McKain penetrates the secret world of a poor boy coming of age on his own in God's Country, a small oil-drilling town in the Allegheny Mountains during the 1940s and 1950s. His devoutly religious parents, overwhelmed by their own struggles, relinquished their son's upbringing to the town and the wooded slopes that encircled it. Cutting school, straying from Boy Scouts, dropping  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McKain, David W.
Spellbound.
Athens : The University of Georgia Press, 2016
(OCoLC)922630948
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David W McKain
ISBN: 9780820349916 0820349917
OCLC Number: 949641076
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; PART ONE; 1. God's Country; 2. Roots; 3. Spinning; 4. The Mark; 5. The Ledger; 6. The Fishbowl; 7. The Second Smartest Man in America; 8. Things of the Earth; 9. Strangers; 10. The Great Flood; 11. Exposure; 12. Boys; PART TWO; 13. Some Moves; 14. The Most Important Person in the world; 15. Play; 16. Money; 17. Nights; 18. Work; 19. God's Plan; 20. Graduation; 21. The Man Who Looked Like My Father; 22. Balls and Strikes; 23. Shoe Box; 24. In Everything Give Thanks.
Responsibility: David McKain.

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In this soul-piercing memoir, David McKain penetrates the secret world of a poor boy coming of age on his own in ""God's Country"", a small oil-drilling town in the Allegheny Mountains during the  Read more...

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