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Fire in the Hole

A novel by

The award-winning Fire in the Hole is the tale of a young widowed lawyer swept up in the violence of the famous Colorado coal strike of 1913-1914 known to history as the Ludlow Massacre. Opposed by the coal companies, the union, Wall Street, and the federal government, Alex hatches a scheme involving the president to overturn martial law and settle the strike. A gripping tale of a woman who dares to go beyond the conventions of the day to find freedom and justice amid a power struggle so terrifying it would wrench the nation's conscience for decades.


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Hardback Editions

April 1996 : USA Hardback

Title: Fire in the Hole (Women's West Series)
Author(s): Sybil Downing
ISBN: 0-87081-380-3 / 978-0-87081-380-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Univ Pr of Colorado
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Paperback Editions

January 1998 : USA Paperback

Title: Fire in the Hole (The Women's West)
Author(s): Sybil Downing
ISBN: 0-87081-515-6 / 978-0-87081-515-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
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