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The Secret Wisdom of the Earth

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The Secret Wisdom of the Earth

After seeing the death of his younger brother in a terrible home accident, 14-year-old Kevin and his grieving mother are sent to live with Kevin’s grandfather. In this peeled-paint coal town deep in Appalachia, Kevin quickly falls in with a half-wild hollow kid named Buzzy Fink who schools him in the mysteries and magnificence of the woods.

Determined to stop the massive mountaintop removal operation that is plundering the town’s heritage, Kevin’s grandfather attempts to rally the citizens against the “company” and its powerful owner. When Buzzy witnesses a brutal hate crime, a sequence is set in play that tests Buzzy and Kevin to their absolute limits in a struggle for survival in the Kentucky mountains. 

The Secret Wisdom of the Earth
by Christopher Scotton

  • Publication Date: January 5, 2016
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Paperback: 496 pages
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1455551910
  • ISBN-13: 9781455551910