Leap of Faith & Other Tales from the Pennsylvania Coal Region

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Eastern Pennsylvania during the 1950s: King Coal has been dethroned, the railroads are all but defunct, and the region is in an economic depression. Fathers are forced to commute many miles to work, while at home the kids know no other pastime but to run wild in the woods. From the same author who intrigued readers with his whimsical stories of childhood in "Jim Thorpe Never Slept Here" comes an all-new batch of coming-of-age tales in "Leap of Faith." In these eight stories, the adults are often offstage, leaving the ...

Leap of Faith & Other Tales from the Pennsylvania Coal Region 2009, University of Scranton Press

ISBN-13: 9781589661851

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