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Title:Something Rising
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Publisher:Free Press
ISBN:0743247779
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Number of Pages:288
Category:Fiction, Novels, Adult fiction, Literary fiction

Something Rising by Haven Kimmel

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Something Rising Cassie Claiborne s world is riddled with problems beyond her control her hard living pool shooting father has another wife her mother can t seem to move herself mentally away from the kitchen window and her sister Belle is a tempest of fragility and brilliance Frustrated by her inability to care for so many Cassie finds in the local pool hall an oasis of green felt where she can master objects and restrain her emotions .

As Cassie grows up she takes on the thankless role of family provider by working odd jobs and hustling pool All the while she keeps her eye on the ultimate prize wringing suitable justice from past wrongs and freeing herself from her life s inertia .

In this uplifting story Haven Kimmel reaches deep into the hamstrung souls of her fictional corner of Indiana to create an astonishing work of pure heartbreak

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