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Publisher Comments:

A moving novel about family and friendship, love and loyalty, and right and wrong, this book tells the story of Jessie Gates and her bootlegger father in backwoods Kentucky. Trying to raise bail to get her father out of jail, Jessie commences a treasure hunt on the family property.

With the help of her faithful dog Bill and the officer responsible for putting her father in jail, thirteen-year-old Jessica faces changes in her life when she realizes that her father will not stop drinking and making moonshine.

Review:

"[A] young person's search for authority figures who can be trusted. Reaver has threaded it with humor, sweetness, and irony." School Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN:
9780440411536
Publisher:
Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers
Location:
N.Y.
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Boys
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Dogs
Subject:
Country life
Subject:
Southern states
Subject:
Juvenile
Subject:
Prohibition
Subject:
Southern States Fiction.
Series Volume:
103-122
Publication Date:
1996
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
216 p.
Dimensions:
7.72x5.26x.62 in. .34 lbs.

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Product details 216 p. pages Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers - English 9780440411536 Reviews:
"Review" by , "[A] young person's search for authority figures who can be trusted. Reaver has threaded it with humor, sweetness, and irony."
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