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➥ [Epub] ➟ Coal River By Ellen Marie Wiseman ➯ – Ant-web.co In this vibrant new historical novel the acclaimed author of The Plum Tree and What She Left Behind explores one young woman's determination to put an end to child labor in a Pennsylvania mining townAIn this vibrant new historical novel the acclaimed author of The Plum Tree and What She Left Behind explores one young woman's determination to put an end to child labor in a Pennsylvania mining townAs a child Emma Malloy left isolated Coal River Pennsylvania vowing never to return Now orphaned and penniless at nineteen she accepts a train ticket from her aunt and uncle and travels back to the rough hewn community Treated like a servant by her relatives Emma works for free i.

N the company store There miners and their impoverished families must pay inflated prices for food clothing and tools while those who owe money are turned away to starve Most heartrending of all are the breaker boys Emma sees around the village young children who toil all day sorting coal amid treacherous machinery Their soot stained faces remind Emma of the little brother she lost long ago and she begins leaving stolen food on families' doorsteps and marking the miners' bil.

coal download river book Coal River eBookN the company store There miners and their impoverished families must pay inflated prices for food clothing and tools while those who owe money are turned away to starve Most heartrending of all are the breaker boys Emma sees around the village young children who toil all day sorting coal amid treacherous machinery Their soot stained faces remind Emma of the little brother she lost long ago and she begins leaving stolen food on families' doorsteps and marking the miners' bil.

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  1. Diane S ☔ Diane S ☔ says:

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  2. Angela M Angela M says:

    Kindle Coal River MOBI Á ¿ ant web.co coal download, river book, Coal River eBookWiseman takes on some serious issues in her novels and she develops these themes around some very strong women In The Plum Tree it's the holocaust and in What She Left Behind it's the horrific treatment of patients at an insane asylum some of whom were committed there without a trace of mental illness In Coal River the focus is on the dangers of coal mining in Pennsylvania in 1912 and the inhumane treatment of children forced to work in the minesThrough the story of nineteen year old Emma Malloy who has returned to the town of Coal River to live


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    Kindle Coal River MOBI Á ¿ ant web.co coal download, river book, Coal River eBookThere was so much injustice in this story I was getting sick The year was 1912 Coal River Pennsylvania Mining Country Children were working in those mines as young as 6 years old They were injured disabled starving and fucking abused Author Marie Wiseman is a beautiful sensitivewriter absolutely terrific storyteller she didn't need to use profanity I just couldn't find another word to express my anger forgive me I was MAD I wanted to kick somebody in the balls


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    Kindle Coal River MOBI Á ¿ ant web.co coal download, river book, Coal River eBookThis really did open my eyes to the difficult life of coal miners and breaker boys made my heart absolutely break for the tragedy that so many of these families were forced to endure Overall I thought this was well written and en


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    Kindle Coal River MOBI Á ¿ ant web.co coal download, river book, Coal River eBookCoal River by Ellen Marie Wiseman is an extremely well written historical novel of a fictional coal town in Pennsylvania in the early 1900’s This is the author’s third novel and now I know why others are talking about her Through the eyes of her main character Emma Malloy she witnesses and relates to us the strife and horrors of coal mining in a small town owned and run by a man who is powerful greedy and cares nothing about his workers lives Her main focus is on the breaker boys who sort the coal from slate as it is pulverized Even though Child Labor Laws have been pa


  7. Pamela Pamela says:

    Kindle Coal River MOBI Á ¿ ant web.co coal download, river book, Coal River eBookIt pains me to give less than a three star rating But to do otherwise when the sum total of a book's strengths and weaknesses falls short of average would be dishonest False praise is a cruel facade that benefits no one There is great value in Coal River I applaud Wiseman for bringing to light the atrocities of early twentieth century coal mining the Br


  8. JudiAnne JudiAnne says:

    Kindle Coal River MOBI Á ¿ ant web.co coal download, river book, Coal River eBookWhen a new author writes two incredibly wonderful books What She Left Behind and The Plum Tree and the third one is just so so I feel let down This is one of those books However it was a very good look the coal mines and the black lung disease that was common with the workers then and still is The author particularly focuses on the heart breaking stories of young boys called the breaker boys who worked in the mines and the horrible life they were exposed to The novel starts in the early 1900s at a slow pace and gradually builds into a story about the life of Emma Molloy who loses both of her parents in a New York City theatre fire The only option left opened to her was to go back to Coal River Pennsylvania and live with her aunt and uncle She desperately wants to get away from


  9. Brenda Brenda says:

    Kindle Coal River MOBI Á ¿ ant web.co coal download, river book, Coal River eBookNineteen year old Emma Malloy was devastated at the loss of both her parents in a fire at the theatre where they worked After having lost her younger brother Albert when she was a child she couldn’t believe she was now an orphan And when she heard she had two choices – go to live with her aunt and uncle in Coal River Pennsylvania; or the poorhouse – Emma realized she didn’t have an option But she had vowed never to return to Coal River – the uncle she despised still put fear into her bonesThe train journey to Coal River was long and tiring; her black mourning clothes were stifling in the heat But when Emma was met by her cousin Percy she k


  10. Melissa Melissa says:

    Kindle Coal River MOBI Á ¿ ant web.co coal download, river book, Coal River eBookI will admit that I put off reading this novel for a few years even with all the buzz surrounding it The concept of coal mining in the early 1900's did not interest me However I read two of Ellen Marie Wiseman's books and loved them so I figured it was worth giving this one a try It helped that it was my book club's choice for our next discussion I picked it up and was immediately draw


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