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❰PDF❯ ✪ Coal River Author Ellen Marie Wiseman – Stroyki.pro In this vibrant new historical novel the acclaimed author of The Plum Tree and What She Left Behind explores one young woman's determination to put an end to child labor in a Pennsylvania mining townAIn this vibrant new historical novel the acclaimed author of The Plum Tree and What She Left Behind explores one young woman's determination to put an end to child labor in a Pennsylvania mining townAs a child Emma Malloy left isolated Coal River Pennsylvania vowing never to return Now orphaned and penniless at nineteen she accepts a train ticket from her aunt and uncle and travels back to the rough hewn community Treated like a servant by her relatives Emma works for free i.

N the company store There miners and their impoverished families must pay inflated prices for food clothing and tools while those who owe money are turned away to starve Most heartrending of all are the breaker boys Emma sees around the village young children who toil all day sorting coal amid treacherous machinery Their soot stained faces remind Emma of the little brother she lost long ago and she begins leaving stolen food on families' doorsteps and marking the miners' bil.

coal kindle river book Coal River eBookN the company store There miners and their impoverished families must pay inflated prices for food clothing and tools while those who owe money are turned away to starve Most heartrending of all are the breaker boys Emma sees around the village young children who toil all day sorting coal amid treacherous machinery Their soot stained faces remind Emma of the little brother she lost long ago and she begins leaving stolen food on families' doorsteps and marking the miners' bil.

10 thoughts on “Coal River

  1. Diane S ☔ Diane S ☔ says:

    Epub Coal River Epub ✓ Ý stroyki.pro coal kindle, river book, Coal River eBook25 Pennsylvania 1912 coal mining is a horribly dangerous and back breaking job The breaker boys children so incredibly young sent to the mines such a heartbreaking thing Children were not allowed to be children during this time unless they came from wealthy families Think we almost go overboard the other way in present timeLoved all the history and this was a very easy and uick flowing book to read Emma though seemed almost too good to be true Some of the things she did seemed unrealistic although I did admire her determination Also an ending that was too neatly wrapped up So


  2. Angela M Angela M says:

    Epub Coal River Epub ✓ Ý stroyki.pro coal kindle, river book, Coal River eBookWiseman takes on some serious issues in her novels and she develops these themes around some very strong women In The Plum Tree it's the holocaust and in What She Left Behind it's the horrific treatment of patients at an insane asylum some of whom were committed there without a trace of mental illness In Coal River the focus is on the dangers of coal mining in Pennsylvania in 1912 and the inhumane treatment of children forced to work in the minesThrough the story of nineteen year old Emma Malloy who has returned to the town of Coal River to


  3. Elyse Walters Elyse Walters says:

    Epub Coal River Epub ✓ Ý stroyki.pro coal kindle, river book, Coal River eBookThere was so much injustice in this story I was getting sick The year was 1912 Coal River Pennsylvania Mining Country Children were working in those mines as young as 6 years old They were injured disabled starving and fucking abused Author Marie Wiseman is a beautiful sensitivewriter absolutely terrific storyteller she didn't need to use profanity I just couldn't find another word to express my anger forgive me I was MAD I wanted to kick somebody in the balls myself one minute 'andor' break down crying the next There wasn't always a time in history when people said things likechildren should be allowed to have a childhood This book is a clear reminder that before Industrialization when families tended to work their own land children were sent to work as soon as they were able They were apprentices to their parents I'm sure some parents treated their children with dignity and respect taught them g


  4. Irene Irene says:

    Epub Coal River Epub ✓ Ý stroyki.pro coal kindle, river book, Coal River eBookThe writing of this book was so poorly executed It was filled with heaving bosoms hammering hearts sinking knees creeping pin pricks of sw


  5. Lori Lori says:

    Epub Coal River Epub ✓ Ý stroyki.pro coal kindle, river book, Coal River eBookThis really did open my eyes to the difficult life of coal miners and breaker boys made my heart absolutely break for the tragedy that so many of these families were forced to endure Overall I thought this was well written and entertaining I just kept feeling that parts seemed forced and unrealistic especially the ending which was a big disapp


  6. "Avonna "Avonna says:

    Epub Coal River Epub ✓ Ý stroyki.pro coal kindle, river book, Coal River eBookCoal River by Ellen Marie Wiseman is an extremely well written historical novel of a fictional coal town in Pennsylvania in the early 1900’s This is the author’s third novel and now I know why others are talking about her Through the eyes of her main character Emma Malloy she witnesses and relates to us the strife and horrors of coal mining in a small town owned and run by a man who is powerful greedy and cares nothing about


  7. Pamela Pamela says:

    Epub Coal River Epub ✓ Ý stroyki.pro coal kindle, river book, Coal River eBookIt pains me to give less than a three star rating But to do otherwise when the sum total of a book's strengths and weaknesses falls short of average would be dishones


  8. JudiAnne JudiAnne says:

    Epub Coal River Epub ✓ Ý stroyki.pro coal kindle, river book, Coal River eBookWhen a new author writes two incredibly wonderful books What She Left Behind and The Plum Tree and the third one is just so s


  9. Brenda Brenda says:

    Epub Coal River Epub ✓ Ý stroyki.pro coal kindle, river book, Coal River eBookNineteen year old Emma Malloy was devastated at the loss of both her parents in a fire at the theatre where they worked After having lost her younger brother Albert when she was a child she couldn’t believe she was now an orphan And when she heard she had two choices – go to live with her aunt and uncle in Coal River Pennsylvania; or the poorhouse – Emma realized she didn’t have an option But she had vowed never to return to Coal River – the uncle she despised still put fear into her bonesThe train journey to Coal River was long and tiring; her black mourning clothes were stifling in the heat But when Emma was met by her cousin Percy she knew life was going to get worse Told in no uncertain terms by her aunt and uncle that she would work for her keep – in the house and also at the company store – with her wages going into the household income Emma was desperate to leave Coal River But the pligh


  10. Melissa Melissa says:

    Epub Coal River Epub ✓ Ý stroyki.pro coal kindle, river book, Coal River eBookI will admit that I put off reading this novel for a few years even with all the buzz surrounding it The concept of coal mining in the early 1900's did not interest me However I read two of Ellen Marie Wiseman's books and loved them so I figured it was worth giving this one a try It helped that it was my book club's choice for our next discussion I picked it up and was immediately drawn into another compelling story by Ellen Emma is a sympathetic character for whom I cared about and was cheering on throughout the story I learned a lot about what it was like working in the coal mines and how horrible it must have been for the miners breaker boys and their families I loved that Emma was on their side as soon as she learned what was going on Even though this novel was publis


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