Authentic Historical Fiction

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It is 1932, and the town of Coaldale is bleeding--residents, that is--many of whom are making their way to parts farther west to flee the Dust Bowl during the Great Depression, in Shadow of the Hawk, by K.S. Jones. Notwithstanding the difficult economic times, however, the Williams family stays put. Their teenage daughter, Susanna, known to all as Sooze, finds her brother Henry a bit irksome at times (as he talks as though he knows something about everything), and her younger sister, Cora, something of a bother on occasion. Still, Sooze loves her family. Indeed, she loves them so much that she prepares to . . . 


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