Growing Up in Coal Country
Based on personal interviews, newspaper accounts, mining inspection records, and other original sources, a portrait of life in the Pennsylvania coal mines and "patch villages" tells the heartbreaking but life-affirming story of children and adults for whom this region represented a way of life.
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Review: Growing Up in Coal CountryUser Review - Glenn DeVoogd - Goodreads
Interesting non-fiction, but it would have been better as a fiction book. I probably need to discuss this with someone to feel more passion about the sadness of working in the coal mines. Read full review
Review: Growing Up in Coal CountryUser Review - Sally - Goodreads
My in-laws grew up in the coal country of Pennsylvania, so this book had added interest for me. Very well done. Read full review