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  • 3 of 12 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 0 of 3 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.

Current holds

38 current holds with 12 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library F CLAPSADDLE (Text) 39493110033232 Adult New Fiction Checked out 10/06/2020
Jackson County Public Library F CLAPSADDLE (Text) 39493109418212 Adult New Fiction On holds shelf -
Marianna Black Library F CLAPSADDLE (Text) 39493109212227 Adult New Fiction On holds shelf -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781950564064
  • ISBN: 1950564061
  • Physical Description: 231 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : Fireside Industries Books, and imprint of the University Press of Kentucky, [2020]

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"Nineteen-year-old Cowney Sequoyah yearns to escape his hometown of Cherokee, North Carolina, in the heart of the Smoky Mountains. When a summer job at Asheville's luxurious Grove Park Inn and Resort brings him one step closer to escaping the hills that both cradle and suffocate him, he sees it as an opportunity. With World War II raging in Europe, the inn is the temporary home of Axis diplomats and their families, who are being held as prisoners of war. Soon, Cowney's refuge becomes a cage when the daughter of one of the residents goes missing and he finds himself accused of abduction and murder. Even As We Breathe invokes the elements of bone, blood, and flesh as Cowney navigates difficult social, cultural, and ethnic divides. After leaving the seclusion of the Cherokee reservation, he is able to explore a future free from the consequences of his family's choices and to construct a new worldview, for a time. However, prejudice and persecution in the white world of the resort eventually compel Cowney to free himself from larger forces that hold him back as he struggles to unearth evidence of his innocence and clear his name."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Cherokee Indians > Fiction.
North Carolina > Fiction.
Genre: Thrillers (Fiction)

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