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Whistling Past the Graveyard

A Novel

Crandall, Susan

(Downloadable Audiobook - 2013)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Whistling Past the Graveyard
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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.
Publisher: [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC : Made available through hoopla, 2013
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 1624068774
9781624068775
Branch Call Number: Streaming audiobook
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 18 min.)) :,digital
Additional Contributors: Rubinate, Amy
hoopla digital

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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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