The book woman of Troublesome Creek

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Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Landmark, [2019].
First Canadian edition.
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308 pages : maps, photographs ; 24 cm.
Wellington Public Library - FICTION
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"Cussy Mary Carter is the last of her kind, her skin the color of a blue damselfly in these dusty hills. But that doesn't mean she's got nothing to offer. As a member of the Pack Horse Library Project, Cussy delivers books to the hill folk of Troublesome, hoping to spread learning in these desperate times. But not everyone is so keen on Cussy's family or the Library Project, and the hardscrabble Kentuckians are quick to blame a Blue for any trouble in their small town. The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is a story of raw courage, fierce strength, and one woman's determination to bring a little bit of hope to the darkly hollers"--,Provided by publisher.
1936. Tucked deep into the woods of Troublesome Creek, KY, lives blue-skinned Cussy Carter, the last living female of the rare Blue People ancestry. She joins Roosevelt's Pack Horse Library Project of Kentucky and becomes a traveling librarian, riding across slippery creek beds and up treacherous mountains on her mule to deliver books and other reading material to the impoverished hill people of Eastern Kentucky. Along her route, Cussy faces doubters at every turn, but is determined to bring the joy of books to the hardscrabble Kentuckians. -- Adapted from back cover.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Richardson, K. M. (2019). The book woman of Troublesome Creek (First Canadian edition.). Sourcebooks Landmark.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Richardson, Kim Michele. 2019. The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek. Naperville, Illinois: Sourcebooks Landmark.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Richardson, Kim Michele. The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek Naperville, Illinois: Sourcebooks Landmark, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Richardson, Kim Michele. The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek First Canadian edition., Sourcebooks Landmark, 2019.

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