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Trampoline an illustrated novel

Author: Robert Gipe
Publisher: Athens Ohio University Press 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Trampoline, a debut novel by Robert Gipe, is set in the coalfields of Kentucky. Its narrator is Dawn Jewell, a teenager who recounts the turbulent time when her grandmother Cora led her into a fight to stop a mountaintop removal coal mine. Dawn's father, Delbert, is dead, killed in the mines, leaving her mother, Tricia, a grieving drunk. Trampoline follows Dawn as she decides whether to save a mountain or save  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Gipe
ISBN: 9780821421529 0821421522 9780821421536 0821421530 9780821445242 0821445243
OCLC Number: 931778973
Awards: Winner of Weatherford Award 2016
Runner-up for Judy Gaines Young Book Award 2018
Description: V, 315 Seiten
Responsibility: Robert Gipe

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When Dawn Jewell-fifteen, restless, curious, and wry-joins her grandmother's fight against mountaintop removal mining in spite of herself, she has to decide whether to save a mountain or save  Read more...

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"Canard County is a fictional county in Eastern Kentucky. It's rural, poor, and white. Coal mining, unemployment, drug addiction, and religious fervor dominate the landscape and the culture. It is, Read more...

 
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