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I learned so much about the history of coal mining and the Welsh immigrant experience. The perspective of a young boy brought an objective innocence free of analysis or judgement. Read morePublished on January 19, 2014 by Diana Grove
I would like to let everyone reading know that I have no intention of putting down this book or the author in a negative way. Read morePublished on August 29, 2009 by K Brennan
I think this book was well written. I could identify with the main character... with his life being in this town.. only to return later to find NOTHING. Read morePublished on March 20, 2008 by B. Darrell Jennings
A miner's son is immersed in the dark spirituality of an insular, mostly Welsh Northern California mining town in the mid-19th century in this gritty coming-of-age debut. Read morePublished on July 1, 2007 by Kashley Entertainment
Beautiful prose and some interesting flirtations with nineteenth-century philosophy. For me, though, in the end there's not enough story here to make the book memorable. Read morePublished on January 21, 2005 by K. Freeman
A beautifully written book. It seems impossible that this lush and melancholy novel was written by a 26 year old. Read morePublished on January 3, 2005 by avidreader