Stock Image
Image Not Available

Daughter of the Hills: A Woman's Part in the Coal Miners' Struggle

Page, Myra

19 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0892550260 / ISBN 13: 9780892550265
Published by Persea Books, 1977
Used Soft cover
From Hedgehog's Whimsey BOOKS etc. (Newport, NH, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since August 9, 2010

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 4.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.50 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 245p. Audience: General/trade. Out of print for more than 20 years, this biographical novel tells the real story that doesn't change much over the decades: the coal mining life and organized labor conflicts, set in the Cumberland Mountains of Tennessee. The authentic Dolly Hawkins (later Cooper) voices the days and nights of herself a younger member of coal mining generations, descendents of Daniel Boone era pioneers; she speaks of her life, her loves. She is part of the tradition where women serve as both the spiritual and physical strength for others. Good. No dust jacket as issued. Clean text pages. Moderate cover and edge wear; spine creasing. Minor corner bumps. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.61410001995

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Daughter of the Hills: A Woman's Part in the...

Publisher: Persea Books

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Trade paperback

Illustrator: Minervini, Louise Painter (Cover illustration by).

Edition: Published in 1950; New Preface, 1977..

About this title

Synopsis:

This novel offers a powerful account of family life and labor conflicts, told through the eyes of a tough, resilient Appalachian woman who is, according to Richard Wright, "one of the most impressive proletarian characters in our literature." Daughter of the Hills exposes the economic conditions of the working class and the scarcity of opportunities for working-class women, but also tells the story of a loving marriage that endures despite severe hardships.

About the Author:

MYRA PAGE (1897 - 1994), pseudonym of Dorothy Markey, is the author of three novels: Daughter of the Hills, Gathering Storm, and Moscow Yankee.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Hi, Folks ... Mom said, 'I need to downsize'. Moving to assisted living, what she couldn't take included 8,000-plus books & records. A decade later, my upcountry barn is bursting. Books multiply as others recycle priorities. I now have 30,000 or more books (not yet all online) looking for good homes, and my learning curve has been a roller coaster. I celebrate word-crafters, thought-tumblers, laughter ... the arts of communication at every turn. I preserve, protect, and share. I am also Hedgehog Publishing, 'Words & Pictures by & for Folks with Prickly Backs, Soft Bellies, & Small Brains'.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web
sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as
Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund
within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind about
a book that you've ordered, please use the "Ask bookseller a question" link to
contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days. Hedgehog tracks our
shipments in most cases via the USPS...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books
weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact
you to let you know extra shipping is required. This sometimes happens as we have
some hefty books and sets. Also, if your book is lightweight, we may upgrade from
media mail to first class at no extra charge to you, and you get your book
impressively fast. Or, a priority order will be sent by priority mail at those
specified costs.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Cash PayPal Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer