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The road to bittersweet / Donna Everhart.

Everhart, Donna, author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 4 of 26 copies available at NC Cardinal.

Current holds

9 current holds with 26 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Black Mountain Library F EVE (Text) 0020511711648 Adult New Fiction Checked out 03/06/2018
Broadway Branch FIC EVERHART (Text) 33262003252192 New Materials-Books Checked out 03/06/2018
Cleveland County Main Library F EVERHART (Text) 22281500136133 Adult Fiction Reshelving -
Cumberland Headquarters F EVERHART (Text) 31781064938960 Adult Fiction Checked out 02/22/2018
Enka-Candler Library F EVE (Text) 0020511711655 Adult New Fiction Checked out 03/06/2018
Etowah Branch EVE (Text) 33258008825155 Adult New Fiction Checked out 03/07/2018
Harnett County Main Library PBK F Eve (Text) 33630004953191 Adult Fiction Checked out 02/15/2018
Henderson Main Branch EVE (Text) 33258008825148 Adult New Fiction Checked out 03/07/2018
Kinston-Lenoir County Public Library EVERHART (Text) 39149007607641 Adult Fiction Checked out 03/13/2018
La Grange Public Library EVERHART (Text) 39149007607633 Adult Fiction In transit -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781496709493 (trade paperback) :
  • ISBN: 1496709497 (trade paperback)
  • Physical Description: 327 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Kensington Books, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes reading group guide.
Summary, etc.: For fourteen-year-old Wallis Ann Stamper and her family, life in the Appalachian Mountains is simple and satisfying, though not for the tenderhearted. While her older sister, Laci--a mute, musically gifted savant--is constantly watched over and protected, Wallis Ann is as practical and sturdy as her name. When the Tuckasegee River bursts its banks, forcing them to flee in the middle of the night, those qualities save her life. But though her family is eventually reunited, the tragedy opens Wallis Ann's eyes to a world beyond the creek that's borne their name for generations. Carrying what's left of their possessions, the Stampers begin another perilous journey from their ruined home to the hill country of South Carolina. Wallis Ann's blossoming friendship with Clayton, a high diving performer for a traveling show, sparks a new opportunity, and the family joins as a singing group. But Clayton's attention to Laci drives a wedge between the two sisters. As jealousy and betrayal threaten to accomplish what hardship never could--divide the family for good--Wallis Ann makes a decision that will transform them all in unforeseeable ways...--inside cover
Subject: Sisters > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Mute persons > Fiction.
Savants (Savant syndrome) > Fiction.
South Carolina > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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