The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek A Novel

Hardback (09 May 2019)

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Synopsis

The hardscrabble folks of Troublesome Creek have to scrap for everything, everything except books, that is. Thanks to Roosevelt's Kentucky Pack Horse Library Project, Troublesome's got its very own travelling librarian, Cussy Mary Carter. Cussy's not only a book woman, however, she's also the last of her kind, her skin a shade of blue unlike most anyone else. Not everyone is keen on Cussy's family or the Library Project, and a Blue is often blamed for any whiff of trouble. If Cussy wants to bring the joy of books to the hill folks, she's going to have to confront prejudice as old as the Appalachias and suspicion as deep as the holler.

Book information

ISBN: 9781492671527
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
Imprint: Sourcebooks Landmark
Pub date:
DEWEY: 813.6
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 9293
Number of pages: 308
Weight: 330g
Height: 210mm
Width: 140mm
Spine width: 23mm