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Crows & cards [electronic resource] : a novel / written with diligence by Joseph Helgerson ; to which are added fine illustrations by Peter Deséve.

By: Helgerson, Joseph.
Contributor(s): Deséve, Peter [ill.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boston : Sandpiper, [2010], c2009Edition: Houghton Mifflin stereotype ed.Description: 1 online resource (344 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780547394466 (electronic bk.); 0547394462 (electronic bk.).Other title: Crows and cards.Subject(s): Saint Louis (Mo.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction | Apprentices -- Fiction | Gambling -- Fiction | Slavery -- Fiction | Shamans -- Fiction | Indians of North America -- Missouri -- Fiction | Conduct of life -- Fiction | St. Louis (Mo.) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction | Humorous storiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Crows & cards.DDC classification: [Fic] Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold Summary: In 1849, Zeb's parents ship him off to St. Louis to become an apprentice tanner, but he rebels, casting his lot with a cheating riverboat gambler, while a slave and an Indian medicine man try to get Zeb back on the right path.
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Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.

"Also included is Dictionarium Americannicum; being the words herein most arcane and alien and their definitions."

"Includes an afterword, a glossary, and suggestions for further reading"--P. [4] of cover.

In 1849, Zeb's parents ship him off to St. Louis to become an apprentice tanner, but he rebels, casting his lot with a cheating riverboat gambler, while a slave and an Indian medicine man try to get Zeb back on the right path.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [290]-294).

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