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Valentine

Author: Elizabeth Wetmore
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It's February 1976, and Odessa, Texas, stands on the cusp of the next great oil boom. While the town's men embrace the coming prosperity, its women intimately know and fear the violence that always seems to follow. In the early hours of the morning after Valentine's Day, fourteen-year-old Gloria Ramírez appears on the front porch of Mary Rose Whitehead's ranch house, broken and barely alive. The teenager had been  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Historical fiction
Social problem fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Wetmore
ISBN: 9780062913289 006291328X
OCLC Number: 1145912261
Notes: Electronic book.
Description: 1 online resource (320 pages)
Responsibility: Elizabeth Wetmore.

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It's February 1976, and Odessa, Texas, stands on the cusp of the next great oil boom. While the town's men embrace the coming prosperity, its women intimately know and fear the violence that always seems to follow. In the early hours of the morning after Valentine's Day, fourteen-year-old Gloria Ramírez appears on the front porch of Mary Rose Whitehead's ranch house, broken and barely alive. The teenager had been viciously attacked in a nearby oil field--an act of brutality that is tried in the churches and barrooms of Odessa before it can reach a court of law. When justice is evasive, the stage is set for a showdown with potentially devastating consequences.

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