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Individual Author Record

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Name:  Norma Jackie Tucker  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: Mt. Pleasant, Illinois

-- Norma Jackie Tucker on WorldCat --

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Between the High Knob and the Devil's Backbone

[s.n.]. 1997

A child's-eye view of life in the hills of southern Illinois the Depression, fluorspar mining, play-party games, stories of hard times and happy times. A triumph of life and faith in the face of death.

Original scratchboard illustrations by the author.

Over the Hills and Far Away: More Stories From Southern Illinois
ISBN: 0967417317

Good Read Press. 1999

This collection of stories is the heartwarming sequel to her first book, Between the High Knob and the Devil's Backbone. Over the Hills and Far Away is a teen's-eye view of play parties, revivals and romance. Set in the late 1930's, the book is a coming-of-age story in a world that would be changed forever by war. Norma Jacke Tucker has included fourteen original scratchboard drawings.



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