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Christy / Catherine Marshall.

Author/Creator:
Marshall, Catherine, 1914-1983.
Publication:
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1967.
Format/Description:
Book
447 pages : map ; 22 cm
Edition:
[Book club ed.].
Status/Location:
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Subjects:
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Fiction.
Women teachers -- Fiction.
Mountain life -- Fiction.
Young women -- Fiction.
Mountain life.
Women teachers.
Young women.
United States -- Great Smoky Mountains.
Form/Genre:
Fiction.
Summary:
Based on the experience of the author's mother, this novel tells the tale of a 19-year-old girl who leaves her comfortable North Carolina home to teach school in the poverty-stricken Smoky Mountains. Upon her arrival at Cutter Gap, Tennessee, Christy is stunned by the destitution and ignorance of the mountain people and overwhelmed at her task of teaching 67 children.
Notes:
Map on lining paper.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has dustjacket retained.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has ms. note: "M. Poindexter".
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1967
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
4396707