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9 edition of Over the river found in the catalog.

Over the river

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by H. Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois
    • Subjects:
    • Family problems -- Fiction.,
    • Farm life -- Illinois -- Fiction.,
    • Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.,
    • Grandparents -- Fiction.,
    • Secrets -- Fiction.,
    • Illinois -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      In 1947, after the war, Willa Mae"s father returns to the Illinois town where she has lived with her maternal grandparents for the last five of her eleven years, and Willa Mae finds herself struggling to understand old family tensions and secrets.

      Edition Notes

      StatementSharelle Byars Moranville.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.M78825 Ov 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination228 p. ;
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3560464M
      ISBN 100805070494
      LC Control Number2002024308
      OCLC/WorldCa49619374

      The line heads northwest to Kanchanaburi, over the Bridge on the River Kwai, along the Kwae Noi ('Little Kwai') and over the Wampo Viaduct to Nam Tok, the current terminus for passenger trains. From Nam Tok, the disused track bed heads on to Konyu Cutting ('Hellfire Pass') and through the Three Pagodas Pass into Burma (Myanmar) and onwards to.


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