With a Hammer for My Heart
Published by: The University Press of Kentucky
Imprint: The University Press of Kentucky
Sales Date: 03/30/2007
With a Hammer for My Heart is the story of Lawanda, a precocious, poverty-stricken fifteen-year-old girl from Cardin, Kentucky, who dreams of attending college. When Lawanda's friendship with an alcoholic World War II veteran named Garland is misinterpreted by their fellow townspeople, a tragedy calls her future into question.