Waters Run Wild (Paperback)
Andrea Fekete, 9780692197455, 228pp.
Publication Date: October 16, 2018
2nd Edition and new materials in this critically acclaimed story of 18-year-old Jennie and her siblings Ezra, Isaac, Katie, and "Little Bird" Anna May, growing up in a coal camp in 1920 West Virginia, amid the chaos and violence of the famous coal mine war era. The gorgeous Appalachian mountains and worker's rights' struggles are the backdrop of their adventures. During this time of union-busting, violence, and ethnic segregation, somehow they find time for romance, friendship, and laughter amid their grief. Andrea Fekete's novel reflects the poetic, passionate spirit and strength of Appalachian people and nature in flux. Perfect for high school and college litearture courses.