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Meet a town and a train and a time and a boy ? Jimmy Cannon. And meet his father ? as strong as a Mallet locomotive ? whom Jimmy simply cannot figure out But who, in a dramatic and unexpected twist, turns out to be so much more than Jimmy ever knew.In a book that goes to the core of boyhood ? its Halloween mischief, its hunting day mystery, its championship football game surprise, and its nighttime adventures ? Fran Cannon Slayton brings her listeners to the breathtaking crossroads of an unforgettable West Virginia railroad town, a family that matters, and adulthood itself.

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The powerful first novel by newcomer Slayton captures the serendipity of boyhood by shining a spotlight on the peak adventures of the life of a boy growing up in a small town in 1940s West Virginia.

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ISBN:
9781441826671
Author:
Slayton, Fran Cannon
Publisher:
Brilliance Corporation
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Berkrot, Peter
Performed by:
Berkrot, Peter
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Berkrot, Peter
Subject:
Transportation - Railroads & Trains
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Family - Parents
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General-General
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
Compact Disc
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.12x5.58x1.46 in. .27 lbs.
Media Run Time:
240

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"Synopsis" by , Meet a town and a train and a time and a boy ? Jimmy Cannon. And meet his father ? as strong as a Mallet locomotive ? whom Jimmy simply cannot figure out But who, in a dramatic and unexpected twist, turns out to be so much more than Jimmy ever knew.In a book that goes to the core of boyhood ? its Halloween mischief, its hunting day mystery, its championship football game surprise, and its nighttime adventures ? Fran Cannon Slayton brings her listeners to the breathtaking crossroads of an unforgettable West Virginia railroad town, a family that matters, and adulthood itself.
"Synopsis" by , The powerful first novel by newcomer Slayton captures the serendipity of boyhood by shining a spotlight on the peak adventures of the life of a boy growing up in a small town in 1940s West Virginia.
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