Hour glass: a novel

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Publisher:
Amberjack Publishing,
Pub. Date:
[2018]
Language:
English
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Set in the lawless town of Deadwood, South Dakota, Hour Glass shares an intimate look at the woman behind the legend of Calamity Jane told through the eyes of twelve-year-old Jimmy Glass. After their pa falls deathly ill with smallpox, Jimmy and his sister, Hour, travel into Deadwood to seek help. While their pa is in quarantine, the two form unbreakable bonds with the surrogate family that emerges from the tragedy of loss. In a place where life is fragile and families are ripped apart by disease, death, and desperation, a surprising collection of Deadwood's inhabitants surround Jimmy, Hour, and Jane. There, in the most unexpected of places, they find a family protecting them from the uncertainty and chaos that surrounds them all.

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9781944995492
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Full title hour glass
Author rene michelle
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Last Update 2018-05-20 04:36:55AM
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subject_facet Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Families -- Fiction, Frontier and pioneer life -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Loss (Psychology) -- Fiction, Novels, Quarantine -- Fiction, Smallpox -- Fiction, South Dakota -- Fiction
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title_short Hour glass :
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topic_facet Brothers and sisters, Families, Frontier and pioneer life, Loss (Psychology), Quarantine, Smallpox