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Author Peck, Richard, 1934-2018.
Title A long way from Chicago : a novel in stories / Richard Peck.
Publication Info. New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c1998.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Children's Fiction  Juv-F P c.2  IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description 148 p. ; 22 cm.
Summary A boy recounts his annual summer trips to rural Illinois with his sister during the Great Depression to visit their larger-than-life grandmother.
Contents Prologue -- Shotgun Cheatham's last night above ground -- The mouse in the milk -- A one-woman crime wave -- The day of judgment -- The phantom brakeman -- Things with wings -- Centennial summer -- The troop train.
Subject Grandmothers -- Juvenile fiction.
Depressions -- 1929 -- Juvenile fiction.
Country life -- Illinois -- Juvenile fiction.
Added Title Long way from Chicago
ISBN 0803722907