by Tom Onstott
A coming of age novel set in the summer of 1948, when love, tragedy, and family conflict would join forces to coerce thirteen-year-old Timmy Armstrong's premature entry into manhood. When survival of a dying town battles a mine workers' union strike in Jardine, Montana, that could destroy life as it was. This story will make you laugh, and make you cry. It is guaranteed to grip you to the end.