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The Resource Coal River, Ellen Marie Wiseman

Coal River, Ellen Marie Wiseman

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Coal River
Title
Coal River
Statement of responsibility
Ellen Marie Wiseman
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"As a child, Emma Malloy left isolated Coal River, Pennsylvania, vowing never to return. Now, orphaned and penniless at nineteen, she accepts a train ticket from her aunt and uncle and travels back to the rough-hewn community. Treated like a servant by her relatives, Emma works for free in the company store. There, miners and their impoverished families must pay inflated prices for food, clothing, and tools, while those who owe money are turned away to starve. Most heartrending of all are the breaker boys Emma sees around the village--young children who toil all day sorting coal amid treacherous machinery. Their soot-stained faces remind Emma of the little brother she lost long ago, and she begins leaving stolen food on families' doorsteps, and marking the miners' bills as paid. Though Emma's actions draw ire from the mine owner and police captain, they lead to an alliance with a charismatic miner who offers to help her expose the truth. And as the lines blur between what is legal and what is just, Emma must risk everything to follow her conscience."-- Provided by publisher
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DBH
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
Label
Coal River, Ellen Marie Wiseman
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=4186E6F0-114C-474C-8E69-D87819BF2F71
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781617734489
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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4186e6f0-114c-474c-8e69-d87819bf2f71
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Specific material designation
remote
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Label
Coal River, Ellen Marie Wiseman
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=4186E6F0-114C-474C-8E69-D87819BF2F71
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781617734489
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
4186e6f0-114c-474c-8e69-d87819bf2f71
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle

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