M.C. Higgins, the Great

M.C. Higgins, the Great

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As a slag heap, the result of strip mining, creeps closer to his house in the Ohio hills, fifteen-year-old M.C. is torn between trying to get his family away and fighting for the home they love.
Publisher: New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, 2006, c1974
Edition: Aladdin Paperbacks ed
ISBN: 9781416914075
1416914072
9781415668443
1415668442
Branch Call Number: HAMILTON V
Ham
PZ7.H1828 Mac 2006x
Characteristics: 271 p. ; 20 cm

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commanderfudge
Jun 18, 2013

This is a coming of age story. M.C. is the oldest child in his family. He dreams of convincing his father to leave the mountain because of the danger of a soil heap amassed by the strip mining industry. One day, strangers come to town. The dude with the tape recorder and his ride, a young woman traveling the country turn everything M.C. knows upside down.

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