Good-Bye and Keep Cold
by Jenny Davis
Edda's mother is courted by the man responsible for her young father's death in a mine accident in a small Kentucky town.
Hardcover, 210 pages
Published November 1st 2000 by Orchard Books (NY)
(first published January 1st 1987)
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Very slow. Very tiring. I remember reading this book and loving it. Once you get to oh, pg.165 you can start really reading. It is a very touching novel and has a happy ending. I did love the ending of the book really liked how it ended and the writing style but you have to read 165 pages to get to the good parts.
Jenny Davis has never been a person to sit on the sidelines. In her writing, teaching, and social activism she has translated her personal experiences--both pleasant and unpleasant--in ways that can help young people survive adolescence. Social concerns such as unemployment, homelessness, illiteracy, and violent crime are shown from the viewpoint of Davis's teen protagonists in such highly praised...moreMore about Jenny Davis...