A Blue Moon in Poorwater
Dorie Porks looks back to her eleventh year as a poor child in the sleepy Appalachian town of Poorwater, reflects on her coal-miner father, strong mother, and wayward brother, and wonders about the powerful and mysterious gift of healing she possesses.
Ticknor & Fields
Cathryn Hankla, fiction
Hankla, Cathryn, "A Blue Moon in Poorwater" (1988). Books by Hollins Faculty and Staff. 22.