Song Hawkins is a beautiful, tough, but lonely New York City businesswoman who thinks she's met the man of her dreams in Cable Jordan, the superintendent of a West Virginia coal mine. But soon after they impulsively marry, Song realizes they're in big trouble. She can't imagine life outside of New York, and Cable has no intention of leaving his beloved town of Highcoal.
Song's visit to the little mining community only makes things worse. It looks like the marriage is over. But in a shocking turn of events, Song realizes it's up to her to put on the red helmet of the new coal miner and descend into the deep darkness. There she faces her greatest challenge with choices and courage that will forever impact the life of Cable and the entire town.
|About the Contributor(s)||Homer Hickam
Homer Hickam is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Rocket Boys , which was made into the acclaimed movie October Sky . A respected amateur historian, he is also the author of the military history bestseller Torpedo Junction , along with the popular historical novels The Keeper's Son and The Ambassador's Son . With such books as the award-winning memoir Sky of Stone , and the techno-thriller bestseller Back to the Moon , Hickam's talents clearly span many writing genres. He is a Vietnam combat veteran, a scuba instructor who has led underwater exploration teams across the world, a retired rocket scientist, and, recently, has become an avid field paleontologist. More than anything else, he loves to write. He is married to Linda Terry Hickam. They share their time with their cats between homes in Alabama and the U. S. Virgin Islands. Please see www.homerhickam.comfor more information.
|Release Date||Nov 11, 2008|