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The Book of Ruth - Hamilton, Jane
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Pegged as the loser in a small-town family that doesn't have much going for it in the first place, Ruth grows up (unlovely and unloved) in the shadow of her mean and brilliant brother, Matt, trying to hold her own in a world of poverty and hard edges. The little happiness she finds is in reading the books on tape for old, blind Miss Finch and in the letters she receives from her adored Aunt Sid. Matt's genius for mathematics is his escape from Honey Creek, but Ruth, with no ticket out, cleaves instead to her tough and ...

The Book of Ruth 1997, Thorndike Press, Thorndike, ME

ISBN-13: 9780786210510

Large type / large print


The Book of Ruth 1996, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780395866504


The Book of Ruth 1996, Black Swan, London

ISBN-13: 9780552996853

New edition

Mass-market paperback

The Book of Ruth 1989, Anchor Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385265706

Trade paperback

The Book of Ruth 1989, Turtleback Books

ISBN-13: 9780613025270

Bound for Schools & Libraries edition


The Book of Ruth 1988, Ticknor & Fields

ISBN-13: 9780899197449