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Author: Melinda Haynes
From the acclaimed author of Mother of Pearl comes the story of Chalktown, an eerily quiet village in George County, Mississippi, where folks communicate with one another solely through chalkboards hanging from their front porches. Sixteen-year-old Hezekiah Sheehand lives down the road with his reckless sister, Arena, his mentally disable...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780743442503
ISBN-10: 0743442504
Publication Date: 6/4/2002
Pages: 368
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

3.3 stars, based on 24 ratings
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 1
This was an interesting story, but I didn't love it. I wanted to keep reading to figure out the mystery but I didn't really like many of the characters. A couple of the plot lines just die out which was a little annoying. Not a bad book though.
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Helpful Score: 1
hillbilly in the south, at it's most twisted best!
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Strange story but really cool book ! It's a must read
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Very good story, read it over the weekend
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A great book about the South in the 1960's. Anyone who enjoys book from this time period will like this book.
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Another excellent book from Haynes. She made the character's pain seem so real. The characters also worked very well together in bringing out each others weaknesses and strong points.
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A fascinating, unique southern tale!


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