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In the garden of stone : a novel

Author: Susan Tekulve
Publisher: Spartanburg, SC : Hub City Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This debut novel opens in 1924 with the derailment of a passing train that buries 16-year-old Emma Palmisano's house in coal. Caleb, the railroad man who rescues Emma, marries her a week later and gifts her with 47 acres of Virginia farmland. The novel tells the story of the successive generations of Emma and Caleb's family, who endure and grow despite poverty and hardship."--Library Journal.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Tekulve
ISBN: 9781891885211 1891885219
OCLC Number: 813933238
Awards: South Carolina First Novel Prize, 2012
Description: 335 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: by Susan Tekulve.

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"This debut novel opens in 1924 with the derailment of a passing train that buries 16-year-old Emma Palmisano's house in coal. Caleb, the railroad man who rescues Emma, marries her a week later and gifts her with 47 acres of Virginia farmland. The novel tells the story of the successive generations of Emma and Caleb's family, who endure and grow despite poverty and hardship."--Library Journal.
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