Line by Line


      Line by Line
The 1930s As the Great Depression deepens and her family disintegrates, Maddy Skobel flees her central Ohio town by freight train determined to make her own way Learning to survive as a hobo while facing hardship, danger, and violence, Maddy must discover her own resourcefulness and strengths Through Maddy s eyes, Line by Line explores larger themes that especially resonate today coming of age in times of economic devastation, trust in our government, and the life shaping influence of family both the family that we are born into and the family we create as we surround ourselves with those who matter most. Best Download Line by Line [ Author ] Barbara Hacha [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Barbara Hacha s historical novel, Line by Line, was published in March 2011 She writes both fiction and nonfiction and is a freelance editor of textbooks in the humanities, computer books, and works of fiction She is also a photographer who occasionally exhibits in the Cleveland area She lives in northeast Ohio with her husband, Jim This is her debut novel.

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  • Paperback
  • 374 pages
  • Line by Line
  • Barbara Hacha
  • English
  • 15 February 2017
  • 0983198705

10 thoughts on “ Line by Line

  1. says:

    What a great story, I am blown away, surprised, delighted and in love with this book Maddy has let s say, a bad home life, meets hobos this is set during the depression , learns to hop trainsand so muchThe story is ...

  2. says:

    The book opened me to a period of American history that I know very little about in detail A fascinating tale about the hardships endured by the people during the Great Depression The author paints a vivid canvas of characters and scenes that left a deep impression with me I could imagine myself in the tents as the Bonus Marchers advocated for their just compensation in D.C I rode alongside Maddy in the train cars and witnessed hobo life through her eyes Will definitely readon the top The book opened me to a period of American history that I know very little about in detail A fascinating tale about the hardships endured by ...

  3. says:

    This first novel was self published for the e book Kindle trade but is now published in both regular and large print And this is one of the first books I have read that really goes into the details of life on the rails as a hobo as was pointed out a hobo works for handouts while a beggar begs for handouts.The time is the 1931 and the Great Depression has hit many in the country In the Central Ohio town of New Harmony 17 year old Maddy Skobel and her family are barely holding on t This first novel was self published for the e book Kindle trade but is now published in both regular and large print And this is one of the first books I have read that really goes into the details of life on the rails as a hobo as was pointed out a hobo works for handouts while a beggar begs for handouts.The time is the 1931 and the Great Depression has hit many in the country In the Central Ohio town of New Harmony 17 year old Maddy Skobel and her family are barely holding on to ...

  4. says:

    Really liked this book a lot An original story of life in the Depression, from the point of view of a young girl who finds it necessary to leave her home and hit the road, riding the rails and becoming for a time part of the hobo community.We have all read lots of depressing stories about the Depression, but this is one that presents the scary, sad, painful stories in a straightforward, rather matter of fact way, and allows us to come along on the young girl s journey as she begins Really liked this book a lot An original story of life in the Depression, from the point of view of a young girl who finds it necessary to leav...

  5. says:

    This book didn t do much for me It was bad like in a bad writing, or unbelieveable story kind of way I just wasn t moved by it, and I m giving it 2 stars instead of 3 because I don t think I d recommend it to others.Set during the start of the Depression, the main character Maddy leaves home at age seventeen due to an incident she wants to get away from She becomes friends with a hobo named Henry who she meets at a temporary camp site, and he teaches her how to ride the rails She This book didn t do much for me It was bad like in a bad writing, or unbelieveable story kind of way I just wasn t moved by it, and I m giving it 2 stars instead of 3 because I don t think I d recommend it to others.Set during the start of the Depression, the main character Maddy leaves home at age seventeen due to an incident she wants to get away from She becomes friends with a hobo named Henry who she meets at a temporary camp site, and he teaches her how to ride the rails She disguises herself as a boy and travels by train through Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York She made a stop in Cleveland and saw Lake Erie, and you know I always appreciate a hometown reference But I felt there wasn t enough going on throughout the story to keep me interested She meets another girl riding the rails and they keep in touch although they h...

  6. says:

    Loved this book, and sad that it ended I can t wait to meet the author on the 30th at our library, I have several questions for her Barbara s book is about a female hobo, set in the 1930 s during the Depression Her home life is disintegrating, and she realizes she must make her own way Maddy s journey takes her through hobo jungles, railroads, and vineyards, exposing her to to a host of people and events that enable her to gain wisdom, love, and strength along the way I learned so muc Loved this book, and sad that it ended I can t wait to meet the author on the 30th at our library, I have several questions for her ...

  7. says:

    I loved this book and met the Author Barbara Hacha at our local library meet the author night.She is a wonderful down to earth lady The book took me back to the depression times, wondering if I could have done the hobo thing at 12 years old I don t think so, I was a stay at home kind of gal then We lived in Wva when I was young but I didn t know we were poor until we moved to Ohio We had pigs,...

  8. says:

    Maddy refuses to live the life fate has handed her In one day, her life changes forever We follow Maddy as she leaves her small Ohio town and her family behind in search of a new life In _Line by Line,_ Barbara Hacha brings the Great Depression to life and uncovers the hobo subculture They don t just serve as a background against which to tell the story they become as much a part of Maddy s life as the panoply of characters she meets on her journey This is a compelling story Maddy will st Maddy refuses to live the life fate has handed her In one day, her life changes forever We follow Maddy as she leaves her small Ohio town and her family behind in search of a new life In _Line by Line,_ Barbara Hacha brings the Great Depression to life and uncovers the hobo subculture They don t just serve as a background against which to tell the story they become as much a part of Maddy s life as the panoply of characters she meets on her jo...

  9. says:

    Line by Line is a fascinating story of a young girl who sets out on her own due to extenuating circumstances at home Set during the Great Depression, one of the most unsettling and difficult periods in U.S history, it was exciting to travel with Maddy on her journey From the people she met, to the situa...

  10. says:

    Set during the Great Depression, we share Miss Maddy s coming of age while riding the rails adventures disguised as a young man, and at the same time get a glimpse of a subculture of which little is written that of the hobos Barbara s researc...

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