To avoid being sent to an orphanage, twelve-year-old Willer, who longs to know his parentage, agrees to work for a country doctor in Texas during the early twentieth century.
Includes bibliography (p.111-112).
|Statement||by Maurine Walpole Liles.|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.L62695 Wi 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 1112 p. :|
|Number of Pages||1112|
|LC Control Number||95030740|
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