New York : HarperCollins,
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say Walking Mary is a witch. Don't get too close or she'll cast a
spell on you. But for Pearl, Walking Mary is an obsession.
Pearl is fascinated with the old lady who meets every single passenger
train that pulls into the station. People say she is looking for
her son who never returned from the war. As her home life deteriorates,
Pearl's fascination with Walking Mary becomes stronger. The two become
close and a kind of friendship develops. What will happen when her
father finds out and forbids Pearl to ever see Mary again?
Eccentrics and eccentricities -- Fiction.
Family problems -- Fiction.
Railroads -- Trains -- Fiction.
Old age -- Fiction.
Toleration -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
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