Coal Run by Tawni O"Dell

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Published by New American Library in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Pennsylvania

Subjects:

  • Coal mines and mining -- Fiction,
  • Ukrainian Americans -- Fiction,
  • Football players -- Fiction,
  • Family violence -- Fiction,
  • Wife abuse -- Fiction,
  • Revenge -- Fiction,
  • Pennsylvania -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Includes reader"s guide.

Book details

StatementTawni O"Dell.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3565.D428 C63 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3300332M
ISBN 100451215125
LC Control Number2004029236

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Tawni O'Dell, whose first novel Back Roads struck gold when it was picked for Oprah Winfrey's book club, has given us a second novel just as steeped in gray-black local colors, and perhaps even more subtly amusing.

With her eagerly awaited second novel, Tawni O'Dell takes readers back to the coal-mining country of western Pennsylvania. Set in a town ravaged and haunted by a mine explosion that took the lives of 96 men, Coal Run explores the life of local deputy and erstwhile football legend, "The Great Ivan Z.," as he prepares for a former teammate's imminent release 4/5(14).

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