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The Coal Tattoo: A Novel
by Silas House

Published: 2005-08-30
Paperback : 341 pages
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Life isn’t easy for twenty-two year old Easter and her teenage sister Anneth, who were left parentless as young children. While Easter, a devout Pentecostal, finds solace in the powerful music of her church, Anneth seeks comfort in the rougher edges of life found in dancing, drinking, and fast ...
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Life isn’t easy for twenty-two year old Easter and her teenage sister Anneth, who were left parentless as young children. While Easter, a devout Pentecostal, finds solace in the powerful music of her church, Anneth seeks comfort in the rougher edges of life found in dancing, drinking, and fast living. Easter believes in tradition and is intent on rearing her wild young sister properly, but it’s only a matter of time before a wedge is driven between them–and threatens to undo their bond forever. . . .

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  "The Coal Tatoo"by [email protected] (see profile) 07/01/17

I liked the book. I hadn't read a lot about that part of the country. I learned more about the life of people who lived in mining towns. Sometimes the characters in the book needed to be more believable.... (read more)

 
  "The Coal Tattoo"by dewsouth (see profile) 07/16/15

I liked the book because it showed the love that was handed down through the generations and the bind of love between the two sisters. Also I liked it because they had a great love of nature and their... (read more)

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