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Storming heaven : a novel

Author: Denise Giardina
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Annadel, West Virginia, was a small town rich in coal, farms, and close-knit families, all destroyed when the coal company came in. It stole everything it hadn't bothered to buy--land deeds, private homes, and ultimately, the souls of its men and women. The four narrators all bear witness to nearly forgotten events of American history, culminating in the final, tragic Battle of Blair Mountain--when the United  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Alumni and alumnae publications
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Denise Giardina
ISBN: 0393024407 9780393024401
OCLC Number: 14413378
Notes: Map on lining papers.
Description: 312 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Denise Giardina.

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A powerful and deeply moving novel based on a little-known event in American history--the 1921 attempt of 10,000 West Virginian coal miners to overthrow the governments of two counties--from the  Read more...

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