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|Statement||by Mona Leeson Vanek.|
|LC Classifications||F737.C55 V36 1986|
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|Pagination||v. <1-3 > :|
|Number of Pages||220|
|LC Control Number||87105288|
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Behind These Mountains, Behind these mountains book I, II and III are a landmark achievement. An incredible picture of the past, and an accurate, interesting chronicle of a whole era and area. Vanek's award ( Idaho Writer Of The Year) is richly deserved -- and her fellow writers throughout the State of Idaho are in agreement."5/5(1).
'Labor of love' seems inadequate in describing BEHIND THESE MOUNTAINS, authored by resident-historian, Mona Leeson Vanek. This engaging book narrates virtually every known event of significance in the region, through the use of oral tape recordings, letters, and written documentation.
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The photos of geography and people are some that are not found in other books that I know of. -- Jim J. Brown, Bellingham, WA, December 5, Thank you for the grand undertaking of these books!!First published: Behind The Mountains is one of the books in the Scholastic First Person Fiction series exploring the experiences of teenagers of various backgrounds who immigrate to America.
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Behind these mountains book left me uncomfortable, guilty. In Behind the Mountains Edwidge Danticat tells the story of Celiane and her family's struggles in Haiti and New York. Celiane Esperance and her family escape a politically unstable and impoverished Haiti, where street shootings and pipe bombs are becoming more and more frequent.
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[Mona Leeson Vanek] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mona Leeson Vanek. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. A year-old Haitian girl describes, over the course of five months, her life in Haiti and then in New York as she, her mother, and her brother join her father, who left Haiti years before.
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A few mountains are isolated summits, but most occur in huge mountain ranges. Mountains Beyond Mountains () My Detachment: a Memoir () He has also written several short works of fiction.
He has received the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award (), the Ambassador Book Award () and the Sarah Hale Award (). Kidder lives with his wife and two children in western Massachusetts and Maine.
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John Tracy Kidder was born in the s in New York City. He attended elite schools: Phillips Academy for prep school.