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  1. The Johnstown Girls

    The Johnstown Girls [Paperback]

    Kathleen George (Author)

    £17.00

    ISBN: 9780822964407
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Ellen Emerson may be the last living survivor of the Johnstown flood. She was only four years old on May 31, 1889, when twenty million tons of water decimated her hometown of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Thousands perished in what was the worst natura... .... Learn More
  2. Blackberries, Blackberries

    Blackberries, Blackberries [Paperback]

    Crystal Wilkinson (Author); Nikky Finney (Author); Honorée Jeffers (Other)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9780813169583
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Kentucky Voices
    As the title implies, this beautifully written collection bursts with stories reminiscent of blackberries----small, succulent morsels that are inviting and sweet, yet sometimes bitter. Crystal Wilkinson provides an almost voyeuristic glimpse into ... .... Learn More
  3. Water Street

    Water Street [Paperback]

    Crystal Wilkinson (Author); Marianne Worthington (Other); Jacinda Townsend (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9780813169101
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Kentucky Voices
    The residents of Water Street are hardworking, God-fearing people who live in a seemingly safe and insulated neighborhood within a small Kentucky town: "Water Street is a place where mothers can turn their backs to flip a pancake or cornmeal hoeca... .... Learn More
  4. The Gray Ghost

    The Gray Ghost: A Seckatary Hawkins Mystery [Hardback]

    Robert F. Schulkers (Author); Randy Schulkers (Introduction); Diane Schneider (Introduction)

    £19.00

    ISBN: 9780813167947
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Everyone thought Stoner's Boy was dead. Seckatary Hawkins and the other boys saw him take that terrible fall into the cliff cave abyss. But the masked marauder known as the Gray Ghost is back -- running the river and causing mischief... or is he? ... .... Learn More
  5. Stoner's Boy

    Stoner's Boy: A Seckatary Hawkins Mystery [Hardback]

    Robert F. Schulkers (Author); Randy Schulkers (Introduction); Diane Schneider (Introduction)

    £19.00

    ISBN: 9780813167916
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Mr. Stoner is bad, and it seems his son is turning out just the same. Masked and dressed all in gray, Stoner's Boy moves like a ghost up and down the river, stealing and causing mischief. Seckatary Hawkins and his club have crossed this dangerous ... .... Learn More
  6. Hard Times

    Hard Times: A Novel of Liberals and Radicals in 1860s Russia [Paperback]

    Vasily Sleptsov (Author); Michael R. Katz (Author)

    £13.50

    ISBN: 9780822964223
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Russian and East European Studies
    Vasily Sleptsov was a Russian social activist and writer during the politically charged 1860s, known as the "era of great reforms," and marked by Alexander II's emancipation of the serfs and the relaxation lifting of censorship. Popular in his day... .... Learn More
  7. Dog Years

    Dog Years [Hardback]

    Melissa Yancy (Author)

    £19.00

    ISBN: 9780822944676
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Drue Heinz Literature Prize
    WINNER OF THE 2016 DRUE HEINZ LITERATURE PRIZE

    Winner of the 2017 California Book Awards, first fiction category

    Many of these richly layered stories juxtapose the miracles of modern medicine against the inescapable frustrations ... .... Learn More
  8. Insurrections

    Insurrections: Stories [Hardback]

    Rion Amilcar Scott (Author)

    £19.00

    ISBN: 9780813168180
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: University Press of Kentucky New Poetry & Prose Series
    A suicidal father looks to an older neighbor -- and the Cookie Monster -- for salvation and sanctuary as his life begins to unravel. A man seeking to save his estranged, drug-addicted brother from the city's underbelly confronts his own mortality.... .... Learn More
  9. Tales from Kentucky Nurses

    Tales from Kentucky Nurses [Paperback]

    William Lynwood Montell (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9780813168258
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    From frontier times to the present day, Kentucky nurses have served with intelligence and energy, always ensuring that their patients received the best available care. Noted folklorist and oral historian William Lynwood Montell collects nearly two... .... Learn More
  10. Tales from Kentucky Funeral Homes

    Tales from Kentucky Funeral Homes [Paperback]

    William Lynwood Montell (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9780813168234
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    In Tales from Kentucky Funeral Homes, William Lynwood Montell has collected stories and reminiscences from funeral home directors and embalmers across the state. These accounts provide a record of the business of death as it has been practiced in... .... Learn More

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