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A CHILD CALLED HOPE by PAT ALLEN KAPLON

By PAT ALLEN KAPLON

wish, a skinny, tow-headed baby with unhappy hazel eyes, stands barefooted in a dusty farm lane, observing the horse-drawn wagon take her mom away. Her cherished Momma has died a mindless demise, and wish needs to face existence with no her counsel and love.

Pop, thoroughly damaged by means of his younger spouse, Lucy’s, unexpected demise, turns an increasing number of to the bottle to ease his ache. Hope’s child sister, Nollie, is taken away by means of kinfolk, and wish sees her global being destroyed.

From the challenging scrabble farm in Appalachia the place she used to be born, via houses of relations and a foster domestic, to the coal cities of Western Maryland, wish seeks to fi nd somebody to like her, a house of her personal, and the way to come to grips with the lack of Momma, the guts of her younger world.

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