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Coal miner"s holiday stories by Kiki DeLancey

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Published by Sarabande Books in Louisville .
Written in English



  • Ohio River Valley


  • Coal mines and mining -- Fiction.,
  • Coal miners -- Fiction.,
  • Ohio River Valley -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

StatementKiki DeLancey.
LC ClassificationsPS3604.E42 C6 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 220 p. :
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3950483M
ISBN 101889330701
LC Control Number2001042945

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Coal Miner’s Holiday is the forty-seventh title to be published by Sarabande Books, a nonprofit literary press headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky. Founded in to publish poetry and short fiction, Sarabande’s mission is to disburse these works with diligence and integrity, and to serve as an educational resource to teachers and /5(7). National Miners Day in the United States. 4, likes 2 talking about this. A day of reflection when we can show appreciation for the sacrifices, honor the accomplishments and remember the Followers: K. Out of the Great Appalachian Coal Basin comes a debut collection of eighteen hard-bitten stories (seven published previously) from DeLancey, an ex-coal industry exec of mining stock who gives a gritty, real, and sexually charged rendering of life in hardscrabble towns all along the Ohio River. "I Loved the Squire" sets the tone as a woman's corpse floats by along the edge of the river&# Author: Kiki Delancey. Genre/Form: Short stories Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: DeLancey, Kiki, Coal miner's holiday. Louisville: Sarabande Books, ©

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