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When the Whistle Blows

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Synopsis:

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781441826695
Publisher:
Brilliance Audio
Subject:
Transportation - Railroads & Trains
Read:
Berkrot, Peter
Performed by:
Berkrot, Peter
Performed:
Berkrot, Peter
Author:
Slayton, Fran Cannon
Subject:
Family - Parents
Subject:
General-General
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.50x5.40x.60 in. .20 lbs.
Media Run Time:
238

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Children's » Historical Fiction » United States » 20th Century
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Product details pages Brilliance Audio - English 9781441826695 Reviews:
"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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