Moon over Manifest
|Format:||Book on MP3 Disc 2011|
|Availability:||Available at 6 Libraries 6 of 6 copies|
While her father Gideon works the railroad, Abilene Tucker is sent to live with a friend. However, Abilene instead decides to make a stop in Manifest, Kansas to learn about her father's childhood. Initially disappointed with Manifest, she soon becomes enthralled when she finds a box full of personal items. Among them is a letter that refers to a spy known as the Rattler. Excited, Abilene and her new friends Lettie and Ruthanne seek out the spy and continue digging into Gideon's past.
Moon Over Manifest,Clare Vanderpools first novel,is set in the fictional small town of Manifest, Kansas, which is based on the real southeastern Kansas town of Frontenac, home of both of her maternal grandparents. Drawing on stories she heard as a child, along with research in town newspapers, yearbooks, and graveyards, Clare found a rich and colorful history for her story. Clare lives in Wichita, Kansas, with her husband and their four children.
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|Publisher|| [New York] : Solon, Ohio :Listening Library ;2011
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