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Sky of stone [electronic resource]. Homer Hickam.

Hickam, Homer. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780440334477 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Dell, 2002.

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Summary, etc.: Homer Hickam won the praise of critics and the devotion of readers with his first two memoirs set in the hardscrabble mining town of Coalwood, West Virginia. The New York Times crowned his first book, the #1 national bestseller October Sky, "an eloquent evocation ... a thoroughly charming memoir." And People called The Coalwood Way, Hickam's follow-up to October Sky, "a heartwarmer ... truly beautiful and haunting." Now Homer Hickam continues his extraordinary story with Sky of Stone, dazzling us with exquisite storytelling as he takes us back to that remarkable small town we first came to know and love in October Sky.In the summer of '61, Homer "Sonny" Hickam, a year of college behind him, was dreaming of sandy beaches and rocket ships. But before Sonny could reach the seaside fixer-upper where his mother was spending the summer, a telephone call sends him back to the place he thought he had escaped, the gritty...
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Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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