OLDER FICTION
Richards, Jame

Three Rivers Rising: A Novel of the Johnstown Flood

(3) YA When privileged sixteen-year-old Celestia, vacationing at a summer resort, falls in love with local boy Peter, she knows they will face challenges. Little does she imagine this includes fighting for their lives during the Johnstown Flood. Told in verse through multiple voices, the story effectively examines wealth and poverty, will and love, prideful humankind and the unstoppable forces of nature.

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