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Rural voices : 15 authors challenge assumptions about small-town America / edited by Nora Shalaway Carpenter.

Carpenter, Nora, (author,, editor.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lackawanna County Library System.

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2 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Abington Community Library YOUNG ADULT RURAL (Text) 50687011718056 Stacks Available -
Dalton Community Library YOUNG ADULT RURAL (Text) 50689010442795 Stacks Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781536212105
  • ISBN: 1536212105
  • Physical Description: 300 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, c2020.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
The (unhealthy) breakfast club / Monica Roe -- The hole of Dark Kill Hallow / Rod Costello -- A border kid comes of age / David Bowles -- Fish and fences / Veeda Bybee -- Close enough / Nora Shalaway Carpenter -- Whiskey and champagne / S. A. Cosby -- What home is / Ashley Hope P©♭rez -- Island rodeo queen / Yamile Saied M©♭ndez -- Grandpa / Randy DuBurke -- Best in show / Tirzah Price -- Praise the Lord and pass the Little Debbies / David Macinnis Gill -- The cabin / Nasůgraq Rainey Hopson -- Black nail polish / Shae Carys -- Secret menu / Veeda Bybee -- Pull up a seat around the stove / Joseph Bruchac -- Home waits / Estelle Laure.
Summary, etc.:
"For most of America's history, rural people and culture have been casually mocked, stereotyped, and, in general, deeply misunderstood. Now an array of short stories, poetry, graphic short stories, and personal essays, along with anecdotes from the authors' real lives, dives deep into the complexity and diversity of rural America and the people who call it home. Fifteen extraordinary authors--diverse in ethnic background, sexual orientation, geographic location, and socioeconomic status--explore the challenges, beauty, and nuances of growing up in rural America. From a mountain town in New Mexico to the gorges of New York to the arctic tundra of Alaska, you'll find yourself visiting parts of this country you might not know existed--and meet characters whose lives might be surprisingly similar to your own."--Amazon.
Subject: Cities and towns > United States.
Communities > United States.
Cities and towns > United States > Fiction.
Communities > United States > Fiction.
United States > Rural conditions.
United States > Rural conditions > Fiction.
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