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The Evening Hour

A Novel
Sickels, A. Carter (Book - 2012)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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Avoiding a coal-mining job by working as a nursing home aide and covertly reselling unused prescription drugs, West Virginia native Cole Freeman half-heartedly resists a mining corporation's efforts to buy his family's land and pursues relationships with two troubled women until a disastrous threat forces Cole to confront his fears.
Authors: Sickels, A. Carter
Title: The evening hour
a novel
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2012
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
Characteristics: 327 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Carter Sickels
Summary: Avoiding a coal-mining job by working as a nursing home aide and covertly reselling unused prescription drugs, West Virginia native Cole Freeman half-heartedly resists a mining corporation's efforts to buy his family's land and pursues relationships with two troubled women until a disastrous threat forces Cole to confront his fears.
ISBN: 160819597X
9781608195978
Branch Call Number: FICTION SICKELS 2012
Subject Headings: Appalachian Region Fiction Choice (Psychology) Fiction Mountaintop removal mining Fiction Mountain life Fiction Working poor Fiction Mountain people West Virginia Fiction
Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Topical Term: Authors, American
Choice (Psychology)
Mountaintop removal mining
Mountain life
Working poor
Mountain people
LCCN: 2010053034
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"Carter Sickels' expertly muted debut The Evening Hour explores strip mining in a small West Virginia town."-Portland Mercury


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Apr 02, 2014
  • DickensDad rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

An excellent book that captures the emotions of rural Appalachian West Virginia's struggles with the economic, social and environmental challenges posed by mining and the drug culture.

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