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An American Ghost

(1973)
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There had been warnings - the never-ending rain, the slowly rising water - yet when the river finally tears the old wooden house from its foundation and carries it on a perilous journey toward the sea, Albie is unprepared and alone. But he's not alone for long.
Albie, even at his age, is no stranger to violence. On the frontier in the 1860s, survival comes first, and he had seen - and taken part in - brutal killings of wild animals and even of men believed to threaten his family's existence. Now, trapped by fate with the most dangerous of enemies - a mountain lion, an American ghost - Albie is forced to depend on trust, on understanding, on mutual support. Fear, hunger, and the slowly developing relationship between boy and cougar lead Albie to a new way of seeing himself and the world around him.

 
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Hardback Editions

April 2011 : USA Hardback
Title: An American Ghost
Author(s): Chester Aaron
ISBN: 1-936144-29-8 / 978-1-936144-29-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Zumaya Thresholds
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March 1973 : USA Hardback
Title: An American Ghost
Author(s): Chester Aaron
ISBN: 0-15-203050-6 / 978-0-15-203050-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harcourt
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Paperback Editions

June 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: An American Ghost
Author(s): Chester Aaron
ISBN: 1-936144-28-X / 978-1-936144-28-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Zumaya Thresholds
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

August 1976 : UK Paperback
Title: An American Ghost (Puffin Books)
Author(s): Chester Aaron
ISBN: 0-14-030782-6 / 978-0-14-030782-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin Books
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March 1974 : UK Paperback
Title: An American Ghost
Author(s): Aaron Chester
ISBN: 0-575-01782-1 / 978-0-575-01782-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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Kindle Editions

June 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: An American Ghost
Author(s): Chester Aaron
Publisher: Zumaya Thresholds
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