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A Novel


Bart Bare

Published by Canterbury House Publishing, Ltd.

at Smashwords

© 2010 by Bart Bare

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Bare, Bart.

Girl : a novel / Bart Bare.

p. cm.

Summary: After her mother dies, Loren Creek, a precocious fourteen-year-old, flees the Tennessee foster-care system for North Carolina where, with the help of a curmudgeonly mountain man, she evades detection by pretending to be a boy, even becoming place-kicker on the high school football team.

ISBN 978-0-9825396-4-4 Trade Paperback

[1. Runaways--Fiction. 2. Sex role--Fiction. 3. High schools--Fiction. 4. Schools--Fiction. 5. Foster home care--Fiction. 6. Mountain life--Appalachian Region--Fiction. 7. Boone (N.C.)--Fiction. 8. Piney Flats (Tenn.)--Fiction.] I. Title.

PZ7.B250263Gir 2010



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