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With a Hammer for My Heart

A Novel

With a Hammer for My Heart is the story of Lawanda, a precocious, poverty-stricken fifteen-year-old girl from Cardin, Kentucky, who dreams of attending college. When Lawanda's friendship with an alcoholic World War II veteran named Garland is misinterpreted by their fellow townspeople, a tragedy calls her future into question.

About the Author

George Ella Lyon is the award-winning author of more than thirty books for children and adults. She is the recipient of the Publishers Weekly Book of the Year Award for Who Came Down That Road? and the Appalachian Writers Association Book of the Year Award for Catalpa.
University Press of Kentucky
Kentucky Voices

9780813191751 : with-a-hammer-for-my-heart-lyon
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224 Pages
$19.95 USD
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224 Pages
$19.95 USD
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