The Resource Me and Billy, James Lincoln Collier, (ebook)

Me and Billy, James Lincoln Collier, (ebook)

Label
Me and Billy
Title
Me and Billy
Statement of responsibility
James Lincoln Collier
Title variation
Me & Billy
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Life at Deacon Smith's Home for Waifs would be completely dreary if it weren't for Possum's best friend, Billy, who "thinks up lies faster than he can talk" and provides plenty of excitement for the other boys. When Billy hears that gold is hidden in the mountains-"Great big chunks of it, some of 'em big as your fist"-he plans to escape, taking Possum with him. The two runaways embark on a journey in search of their dream-the gold that will lead to a better life. To earn enough money for their adventure, they join Professor Alberto Santini, "savant of the healing arts," and his road show. The professor teaches the boys how "spieling" can make a buck, but it's only the professor who seems to be earning any money. Just as Possum and Billy realize that they've been conned, they get tangled up in a murder. The boys try to keep ahead of the law as they continue their search for gold, but their friendship becomes strained as Possum begins to feel more and more different from Billy. Is the boys' friendship strong enough to carry them through to the end of their journey?
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1928-
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Collier, James Lincoln
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
PerformerNote
Read by Alston Brown
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hoopla digital
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  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Orphans
  • Runaway children
  • Best friends
  • Friendship
  • Conduct of life
  • Electronic books
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Me and Billy, James Lincoln Collier, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780792797999
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12021901
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12021901
System control number
MWT12021901
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Me and Billy, James Lincoln Collier, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780792797999
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12021901
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12021901
System control number
MWT12021901
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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