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Returning from the horrors of the First World War to recruit volunteers in his remote Appalachian home, Marine Sergeant Hiram Tobit finds the country changed. His mother has committed suicide, dredging up old resentments between Hiram and his father, Sloane. When a gruesome act of violence stuns the insular mountain community, father and son must journey together to see justice carried out while coming to terms with a deeply troubled family history.
The author provides an account of world cultures and their geographical significance across borders and explains the importance of linking history with geography.
This textbook contains North Carolina Standard Course of Study 6th Grade: South America and Europe.
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