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has just moved to Sweet Creek Holler after the death of her dad. Sweet
Creek Holler is in Appalachia where miners live from hand to mouth and
everyone knows everything about everybody and if they don't, they make
it up! Ginny's best friend, Lou Jean Purvis, is growing up faster than
Ginny. Ginny becomes the victim of the town gossip and wonders how she'll
survive the rumors and humiliation.
Mountain life -- Fiction
Country life -- Fiction
Friendship -- Fiction
Appalachian Region -- Fiction
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