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Line by Line
by Barbara Hacha (Goodreads Author)
Large Print Edition The 1930s: As the Great Depression deepens and her family disintegrates, Maddy Skobel flees her central Ohio town-by freight train-determined to make her own way. Learning to survive as a hobo while facing hardship, danger, and violence, Maddy must discover her own resourcefulness and strengths. Through Maddy's eyes, Line by Line explores larger themes ...more
Paperback, 664 pages
Published March 1st 2011 by Mediamix Productions
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Reading about a strong young woman riding the rails during the depression gave me a different perspective of our American history. Events like the fights for workers rights with Ford in Detroit and the Prohibition as well as WWI vets and families marching on Washington D.C. to get their bonuses were described in a very intimate way. Hacha dealt with difficult social and political issues of the 1930's and fleshed out a wonderful character in Maddy to get the job done. I wish school students would ...more
Barbara Hacha’s historical novel, Line by Line, was published in March 2011. She writes both fiction and nonfiction and is a freelance editor of textbooks in the humanities, computer books, and works of fiction. She is also a photographer who occasionally exhibits in the Cleveland area. She lives in northeast Ohio with her husband, Jim. This is her debut novel.More about Barbara Hacha...