M. C. Higgins, the Great

M. C. Higgins, the Great

Book - 1974
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As a slag heap, the result of strip mining, creeps closer to his house in the Ohio hills, fifteen-year-old M. C. is torn between trying to get his family away and fighting for the home they love
Publisher: New York, Macmillan [1974]
ISBN: 9780027424805
0027424804
Branch Call Number: YF Ham
Characteristics: 278 p. 22 cm

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commanderfudge
Jun 18, 2013

This is a coming of age story. M.C. is the oldest child in his family. He dreams of convincing his father to leave the mountain because of the danger of a soil heap amassed by the strip mining industry. One day, strangers come to town. The dude with the tape recorder and his ride, a young woman traveling the country turn everything M.C. knows upside down.

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