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The Coalwood Way

The Coalwood Way

Title: The Coalwood Way
By: Homer Hickam

Homer Hickam, of Coalwood, West Virginia “Rocket Boy” fame, cuts to the bone and reveals the frustrations and joys of his senior high school days. This autobiography rivals any other in the library’s collection, due to Hickam’s extraordinary recount of intricate conversations, a format that would satisfy fiction aficionados. Unbelievable as nonfiction, but utterly entertaining. what happens to him, his family, and the townspeople is revealed with the deep humor, yearning, and reality that makes a small town and its people a family of neighbors.

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Posted by calln on Nov. 24, 2010 at 2:30 p.m.
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