The Historical Novel Society on Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night

Excerpt from The Historical Novel Society

Barbara J. Taylor’s debut novel is the moving story of a family from Scranton, Pennsylvania at the turn of the 20th century. Scranton is located right in the heart of anthracite coal country and, at the time of this saga, was teeming with immigrants from Wales, Poland, Lithuania, Czechoslovakia, and Italy, people who had come from the old country with the hope of making a better life in America. They landed in Scranton because coal companies were desperate to find enough people to mine the rich coal that heated homes and ran steel factories …

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