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Black Mountain Breakdown

(1980)
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Crystal Spangler lives in rural Appalachia. She's the apple of her mother's eye -- not yet beautiful, but she will be. She's the most popular girl at Black Rock High. She makes cheerleader, gets good grades, and is elected beauty queen. Crystal discovers God, goes to college, and falls in love. When she comes home, she's disheveled and confused. Crystal becomes a wealthy politician's wife. But there's something calling her, drawing her back to where it all began, in the shadow of Black Mountain . . .

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

January 1980 : USA Hardback
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Title: Black Mountain Breakdown
Author(s): Lee Smith
ISBN: 0-399-12531-0 / 978-0-399-12531-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Putnam Pub Group
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Paperback Editions

March 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: Black Mountain Breakdown
Author(s): Lee Smith
ISBN: 0-425-24338-9 / 978-0-425-24338-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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August 1996 : USA Paperback
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Title: Black Mountain Breakdown
Author(s): Lee Smith
ISBN: 0-345-41031-9 / 978-0-345-41031-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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September 1989 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: Black Mountain Breakdown
Author(s): Lee Smith
ISBN: 0-345-01334-4 / 978-0-345-01334-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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September 1986 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Black Mountain Breakdown
Author(s): Lee Smith
ISBN: 0-345-33849-9 / 978-0-345-33849-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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December 1981 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Black Mountain Breakdown
Author(s): Lee Smith
ISBN: 0-345-30125-0 / 978-0-345-30125-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Audio Editions

August 2004 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Black Mountain Breakdown
Author(s): Lee Smith
Publisher: Recorded Books
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August 2004 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Black Mountain Breakdown
Author(s): Lee Smith
Publisher: Recorded Books
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1998 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Black Mountain Breakdown
Author(s): Lee Smith
ISBN: 0-7887-2182-8 / 978-0-7887-2182-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

March 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Black Mountain Breakdown
Author(s): Lee Smith
Publisher: Berkley
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