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Above the Slate: An Appalachian Love Story

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When Neva and Grady marry, she dreams of owning their own home, while he dreams of organizing his fellow coal miners to fight for their rights. Above the Slate follows the twists and turns of the couple�s life together�their birthing and grieving, their hoping and hiding from the law. Throughout it all, Neva and Grady remain committed to different, often conflicting dreams ...more
Paperback, 217 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by Jesse Stuart Foundation (first published 2002)
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More than real, more than honest, more than down-to-earth, more than uplifting. Exquisite rendering of subtle human feelings giving warmth, color and life to a harshly beautiful environment.
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