Orphans of the Wind
by G M Smith (9781413731200)

Orphans of the Wind
 
G M Smith
Release Date: 30 October 2004
Format: Paperback
Pages: 206
Category: Historical Fiction
ISBN: 9781413731200
ISBN-10: 1413731201



Orphans of the Wind is the story of growing up poor in Appalachia in the mid-twentieth century. Set in a small town of about six hundred, youall discover more subterfuge than in a big city: cars running on banana peelings, a questionable way to purify water, condoms in your local soda machine, forged coins, ways to cut down on heating costs, first grade extortion racket, uses for left-over raccoon, what flying saucers sound like, and hundred of other things that you may or may not want to know. Youall learn about poverty and hardship. Youall meet a mix of people of incredible diversity and resourcefulness. Orphans of the Wind will give you a glimpse of a time that was and will never be again. So get ready to visit the Kitzmiller, Maryland of the 1950s and a60s...Weare waiting for you. Begin your journey by opening the book.

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