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Coal Run Read Coal Run Author Tawni ODell Polishdarling.co.uk With Her Eagerly Awaited Second Novel, Tawni O Dell Takes Readers Back To The Coal Mining Country Of Western Pennsylvania Set In A Town Ravaged And Haunted By A Mine Explosion That Took The Lives Of 96 Men, Coal Run Explores The Life Of Local Deputy And Erstwhile Football Legend, The Great Ivan Z., As He Prepares For A Former Teammate S Imminent Release From Prison As The Week Unfolds And Ivan Struggles To Confront His Demons, He Reveals Himself To Be A Man Whose Conscience Is Burdened By A Long Held And Shocking Secret.

Read ✓ Coal Run  By Tawni O'Dell – Buyphenergan500.us
  • Paperback
  • 384 pages
  • Coal Run
  • Tawni O'Dell
  • English
  • 09 August 2018
  • 0451215125

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  1. says:

    This is the book that broke my desire to be a part of the local book club scene Book club scene sounds so hip, doesn t it Well, the only thing hip about the book club I was involved in was the talk about broken hips the old ladies in the group kept on about If I had to guess at the median age of the members, I d say it was somewhere around 105 years old But I digressDangerously close to a romance novel at times, Tawni O Dell s Coal Run was still enjoyable enough for me not to hate mysel This is the book that broke my desire to be a part of the local book club scene Book club scene sounds so hip, doesn t it Well, the only thing hip about the book club I was involved in was the talk about broken hips the old ladies in the group kept on about If I had to guess at the median age of the members, I d say it was somewhere around 105 years old But I digressDangerously close to a romance novel at times, Tawni O Dell s Coal Run was still enjoyable enough for me not to hate myself for having read it Maybe ...


  2. says:

    Coal Run takes its readers to a small Pennsylvanian mining community ravaged from a disaster that took the lives of almost a hundred coal miners O Dell s book not only shows the tangled lives of some rural peopl...


  3. says:

    It wasn t as good as her first published novel but let s be fair what can possibly top that Nonetheless, this still is a good book by a great writer.On a side note This woman is my hero, 0 Dell writes like a writer and can be an inspiration to all genders Love her style and...


  4. says:

    An engaging and rewarding novel covering the lingering impact on a rural Pennsylvania community of a coal mining disaster and the pathways to recovery that people take Ivan Z lost his Ukrainian immigrant father in the mine explosion which killed nearly 100 others His success as a football hero in school and college was cut short by an accident that damaged his leg, and now, after a 15 year interlude in Florida, he returns to the town of Coal Run where he takes a position as a deputy sheriff An engaging and rewardi...


  5. says:

    I didn t finish it Her writing is really good, there are some excellent little gems of prose in what I read ButIt lacked a lot of the luster of Backroads, and I didn t like the protagonist as much as in Sister Mine I thought this guy was an ass, actually I also am finding it hard to forgive the author s opinions about female bodies In Backroads there were some nasty things said about aging women who didn t fight the process tooth and nail, but since it was a sixteen year old boy saying i I didn t finish it Her writing is really good, there are some excellent little gems of prose in what I read ButIt lacked a lot of the luster of Backroads, and I didn t like the protagonist as much as in Sister Mine I thought this guy was an ass, actually I also am finding it hard to forgiv...


  6. says:

    This was the second Tawni O Dell novel I read, and I found it a bit tedious Again, I shouldn t say read, as I actually listened to the audio book, and I found myself getting frustrated with the protagonist he was a boor, and I couldn t understand why his love interest was interested in him at all The story advanced at a snail s pace, the protagonist hinted at his past sins but it took forever to get to them, and then I m not really sure he was redeemed at all by the story s end If you cho This was the second Tawni O Dell novel I read, and I found it a bit tedious Again, I sho...


  7. says:

    Ivan Ivan This book is definitely not as good as her first one Back Roads ,but still she is capable of morphing boring stories into something funny and sad at the same time.I was not interested in the story as much as I was eager to discover T...


  8. says:

    I love this book but it took me five months to finish because I m a slow reader It s a good old fashioned small town American drama.


  9. says:

    Any discussion of Tawni O Dell s novel Coal Run should begin with the novel s setting one that captures well the slow motion tragedy that has enfolded many communities of America s Rust Belt O Dell s Coal Run, Pennsylvania, is an industrial ghost town that has been twice cursed The first of Coal Run s tragedies occurred in 1967, when the J P Coal Company Mine No 9, the Gertie mine, blew up, killing 97 miners, including the father of the novel s protagonist, Ivan Zoschenko The seco Any discussion of Tawni O Dell s novel Coal Run should begin with the novel s setting one that captures well the slow motion tragedy that has enfolded many communities of America s Rust Belt O Dell s Coal Run, Pennsylvania, is an industrial ghost town that has been twice cursed The first of Coal Run s tragedies occurred in 1967, when the J P Coal Com...


  10. says:

    After reading O Dell s first novel Back Roads and finding it extremely good, I was somewhat disappointed at her second attempt The story wasn t that bad however, lacked substance and felt like saying What IS the point to this story From back cover With her eagerly awaited second novel, COAL RUN, O Dell takes us back to the coal mining country of western Pennsylvania, the territory she renders with striking authenticity In a town haunted by a deadly mine explosion three decades earlier, After reading O Dell s first novel Back Roads and finding it extremely good, I was somewhat disappointed at her second attempt The story wasn t that bad however, lacked substance and felt like saying What IS the point to this story From back cover With her eagerly awaited second novel, COAL RUN, O Dell takes us back to the coal mining country of western Pennsylvania, the territory she renders with striking authenticity In a town haunted by a deadly mine explosion three decades earlier, Ivan Zoschenko, the local deputy and...

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