With a Hammer for My Heart: A Novel

With a Hammer for My Heart: A Novel

by George Ella Lyon
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

With a Hammer for My Heart is the story of Lawanda, a precocious, poverty-stricken fifteen-year-old girl from Cardin, Kentucky, who dreams of attending college. When Lawanda's friendship with an alcoholic World War II veteran named Garland is misinterpreted by their fellow townspeople, a tragedy calls her future into question.

Overview

With a Hammer for My Heart is the story of Lawanda, a precocious, poverty-stricken fifteen-year-old girl from Cardin, Kentucky, who dreams of attending college. When Lawanda's friendship with an alcoholic World War II veteran named Garland is misinterpreted by their fellow townspeople, a tragedy calls her future into question.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813191751
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
Publication date:
03/28/2007
Series:
Kentucky Voices Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

George Ella Lyon is the award-winning author of more than thirty books for children and adults. She is the recipient of the Publishers Weekly Book of the Year Award for Who Came Down That Road? and the Appalachian Writers Association Book of the Year Award for Catalpa.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >