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Whistling Past the Graveyard

A Novel
Crandall, Susan (Downloadable Audiobook - 2013)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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In the summer of 1963, nine-year-old spitfire Starla Claudelle runs away from her strict grandmother's home. Mamie is the nearest thing to family Starla has. After being put on restriction yet again for her sassy mouth, Starla is caught sneaking out. She fears Mamie will make good on her threat to send Starla to reform school, so Starla walks to the outskirts of town, and just keeps walking. Walking a lonely country road, Starla accepts a ride from Eula, a black woman traveling alone with a white baby. The trio embarks on a road trip that will change Starla's life forever. She sees for the first time life as it really is - as she reaches for a dream of how it could one day be.
Authors: Crandall, Susan
Title: Whistling past the graveyard
a novel
[electronic resource]
Publisher: [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC : Made available through hoopla, 2013
Edition: Unabridged
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 18 min.)) :,digital
Statement of Responsibility: Susan Crandall
Restrictions on Access: Digital content provided by hoopla
Summary: In the summer of 1963, nine-year-old spitfire Starla Claudelle runs away from her strict grandmother's home. Mamie is the nearest thing to family Starla has. After being put on restriction yet again for her sassy mouth, Starla is caught sneaking out. She fears Mamie will make good on her threat to send Starla to reform school, so Starla walks to the outskirts of town, and just keeps walking. Walking a lonely country road, Starla accepts a ride from Eula, a black woman traveling alone with a white baby. The trio embarks on a road trip that will change Starla's life forever. She sees for the first time life as it really is - as she reaches for a dream of how it could one day be.
Additional Contributors: Rubinate, Amy
hoopla digital
ISBN: 1624068774
9781624068775
Branch Call Number: Streaming audiobook
Performers: Read by Amy Rubinate.
System Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web
Subject Headings: Friendship Fiction Race relations Fiction Runaway children Fiction Girls Mississippi Fiction
Topical Term: Friendship
Race relations
Runaway children
Girls
Publisher No: MWT11008904
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Determined to get to Nashville to find her mother in 1963, nine-year-old spitfire Starla Claudelle runs away from her strict grandmother's Mississippi home, eventually accepting a ride from a Eula, a black woman traveling alone with a white baby.


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