Banjo

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Knopf, 1982 - Mountain life - 80 pages
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While doing research for a school essay about a reclusive old mountain man, two boys fall into an abandoned mine shaft from which only the old man can rescue them.

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
7
Section 3
12
Copyright

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About the author (1982)

Robert Newton Peck was born in Vermont on February 17, 1928. During World War II, he served as a machine-gunner in the U.S. Army 88th Infantry Division between 1945 and 1947. He received a B.A. degree from Rollins College in 1953 and studied law at Cornell University. He worked as a lumberjack, in a papermill, killing hogs, and as an advertising executive before the publication of his first book, A Day No Pigs Would Die, in 1972. It was named an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults in 1973. His other works include Soup and Me, Soup on Ice, Cowboy Ghost, Horse Thief, and Bro.

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