The Resource The secret wisdom of the earth, Chris Scotton., (electronic resource)

The secret wisdom of the earth, Chris Scotton., (electronic resource)

Label
The secret wisdom of the earth
Title
The secret wisdom of the earth
Statement of responsibility
Chris Scotton.
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"After witnessing the death of his younger brother in a terrible home accident, 14-year-old Kevin and his grieving mother are sent for the summer to live with Kevin's grandfather. In this peeled-paint coal town deep in Appalachia, Kevin quickly falls in with a half-wild hollow kid named Buzzy Fink who schools him in the mysteries and magnificence of the woods. The events of this fateful summer will affect the entire town of Medgar, Kentucky. Medgar is beset by a massive Mountaintop Removal operation that is blowing up the hills and back filling the hollows. Kevin's grandfather and others in town attempt to rally the citizens against the 'company' and its powerful owner to stop the plunder of their mountain heritage. When Buzzy witnesses the brutal murder of the opposition leader, a sequence is set in play which tests Buzzy and Kevin to their absolute limits in an epic struggle for survival in the Kentucky mountains. Redemptive and emotionally resonant, The Secret Wisdom of the Earth is narrated by an adult Kevin looking back on the summer when he sloughed the coverings of a boy and took his first faltering steps as a man among a rich cast of characters and an ambitious effort to reclaim a once great community"--
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TEFOD
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Scotton, Christopher
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.C698
LC item number
S43 2015eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mountain life
  • Families
  • FICTION / Family Life
  • FICTION / Coming of Age
Label
The secret wisdom of the earth, Chris Scotton., (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
o898292759
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781455558803
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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not applicable
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
3CC00CF8-8FE0-414C-AE0D-53EDFA358D57
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o898292759
  • (OCoLC)898292759
Label
The secret wisdom of the earth, Chris Scotton., (electronic resource)
Link
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
Control code
o898292759
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781455558803
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
3CC00CF8-8FE0-414C-AE0D-53EDFA358D57
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o898292759
  • (OCoLC)898292759

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