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Author Richards, Jame.

Title Three rivers rising : a novel of the Johnstown flood / Jame Richards.

Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Fiction  HI F Richards    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 293 p. : map ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Sixteen-year-old Celestia is a wealthy member of the South Fork Fishing and Hunting Club, where she meets and falls in love with Peter, a hired hand who lives in the valley below, and by the time of the torrential rains that lead to the disastrous Johnstown flood of 1889, she has been disowned by her family and is staying with him in Johnstown. Includes an author's note and historical timeline.
Study Program AR RL 4.9 4.0 PHS
Subject Floods -- Pennsylvania -- Johnstown (Cambria County) -- Juvenile fiction.
Floods -- Pennsylvania -- Johnstown (Cambria County) -- Fiction.
Social classes -- Fiction.
Pennsylvania -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
ISBN 9780375858857 (hard cover) : $16.95
0375858857 (hard cover)
9780375958854 (glb)
0375958851 (glb)
Standard No. NZ1 13280783

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