The greatest man in Cedar Hole by Stephanie Doyon

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Published by RB Large Print in Prince Frederick, Md .

Written in English

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  • City and town life -- Fiction,
  • Large type books

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StatementStephanie Doyon.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3554.O9743 G73 2005d
The Physical Object
Pagination567 p. (large print) ;
Number of Pages567
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23052621M
ISBN 101419379925
OCLC/WorldCa62904895

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She currently lives in Maine/5(24). And at school there is a golden haired boy, a boy who can answer all the questions, play good games, and he will be the Greatest Man in Cedar Hole.

But you have to grow up and do stuff - and this is the story of 20 years, the two boys and their families/5. Stephanie Dovon has worked as ghostwriter for several popular teen series. Her own young adult series, On the Road, was published by Simon Pulse in The Greatest Man in Cedar Hole is her first adult novel.

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Cedar Hole is the armpit of fictional Gilford County, a town full of apathetic underachievers trapped by a defunct railroad, distrust of the outside world, and their own lack of imagination. During the annual Train Festival, citizens are called to declare the town's "greatest man," and a fierce rivalry ensues between Robert J.

Cutler, town golden boy, and Francis "Spud" Pinkham. Book reviews. The Greatest Man in Cedar Hole Stephanie Doyon Review by Abby Plesser. July For as long as most adults could remember, Cedar Hole had been a haven for the unmotivated, the hopeless and the downright destitute.

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