With a Hammer for My Heart: A Novel

With a Hammer for My Heart: A Novel

by George Ella Lyon
     
 

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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.

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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:
9780813192062
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
Publication date:
08/15/2008
Series:
Kentucky Voices
Edition description:
Large type / large print
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.75(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.62(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.

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