The Resource A cup of dust: : a novel of the Dust Bowl, Susie Finkbeiner, (ebook)

A cup of dust: : a novel of the Dust Bowl, Susie Finkbeiner, (ebook)

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A cup of dust: : a novel of the Dust Bowl
Title
A cup of dust:
Title remainder
a novel of the Dust Bowl
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Susie Finkbeiner
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Language
eng
Summary
Where you come from isn't who you are. Ten-year-old Pearl Spence is a daydreamer, playing make-believe to escape life in Oklahoma's Dust Bowl in 1935. The Spences have their share of misfortune, but as the sheriff's family, they've got more than most in this dry, desolate place. They're who the town turns to when there's a crisis or a need - and during these desperate times, there are plenty of both, even if half the town stands empty as people have packed up and moved on. Pearl is proud of her loving, strong family, though she often wearies of tracking down her mentally impaired older sister or wrestling with her grandmother's unshakable belief in a God who Pearl just isn't sure she likes. Then a mysterious man bent on revenge tramps into her town of Red River. Eddie is dangerous and he seems fixated on Pearl. When he reveals why he's really there and shares a shocking secret involving the whole town, dust won't be the only thing darkening Pearl's world. While the tone is suspenseful and often poignant, the subtle humor of Pearl's voice keeps A Cup of Dust from becoming heavyhanded. Finkbeiner deftly paints a story of a family unit coming together despite fractures of distress threatening to pull them apart
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Midwest
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Finkbeiner, Susie
Dewey number
813
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fiction
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  • Children of police
  • Depressions
  • Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939
  • Homeless men
  • Girls
  • Revenge
  • Oklahoma
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adult
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A cup of dust: : a novel of the Dust Bowl, Susie Finkbeiner, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780825486395
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11627515
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remote
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11627515
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MWT11627515
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A cup of dust: : a novel of the Dust Bowl, Susie Finkbeiner, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780825486395
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11627515
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11627515
System control number
MWT11627515
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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