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Pass the Pierogies By Mike Breslin
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A whimsical look at growing up in the Anthracite Coal Region: flattop haircuts, football fanaticism, block parties, balsa wood models, bleenies, beer...of course...and much, much, more.
A Small Silent Ordeal By Larry Kimmel
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"A Small Silent Ordeal" takes place in the coal region of southwestern Pennsylvania in the 1950's. It is a book of courage and action. Michael, its teen hero, blames himself for his friend... More > Daniel's crushed leg, because his courage failed him the day of the accident at an abandoned mine shaft. Alfie, his arch rival, supports this view. Through a series of encounters -- a stranger, who talks a down-to-earth brand of "metaphysics:" the healing of a dog's gunshot wound by the laying on of hands; an unexpected outcome from a visit to Daniel; Michael's cousin, Kate's, snakebite, and the crookedbacked mine pensioner, who administers her first aid; a dangerous climb on a waterfall; and finally a coded message left behind by the mysterious stranger -- through these encounters, Michael learns the uselessness of guilt and the rudiments of courage.< Less

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