SootBook - 2014
"The mine steals everyone I love. It's taking me too, piece by piece." - Bridie O'Doyle, 1887. Bridie O'Doyle lives a harsh life. The young daughter of a poor coal miner, she lives in a Pennsylvania mine patch town. When her father dies in the mine, she is left orphaned in the care of her relatives, struggling at the mercy of the cruel mine bosses and indebted to the company store. She swears vengeance upon Frank Gowen, the railroad and coal mine kingpin.
Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, 2014
Edition: First edition
Characteristics: 268 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm