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Red Helmet [Hardcover]

By Homer H. Hickam (Author)
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When newlywed Song Hawkins moves to her husband's hometown of Highcoal, West Virginia, she is quickly swept up in the strange, funny, and always interesting highjinks of the mining town's quirky citizens, but things turn deadly serious when, to save her husband and her town, she must put on the red helmet of the new coal-miner and make a life-changing sacrifice.

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Song Hawkins is a beautiful, tough, but lonely New York City businesswoman who thinks she's met the man of her dreams in Cable Jordan, the superintendent of a West Virginia coal mine. But soon after they impulsively marry, Song realizes they're in big trouble. She can't imagine life outside of New York, and Cable has no intention of leaving his beloved town of Highcoal.

Song's visit to the little mining community only makes things worse. It looks like the marriage is over. But in a shocking turn of events, Song realizes it's up to her to put on the red helmet of the new coal miner and descend into the deep darkness. There she faces her greatest challenge with choices and courage that will forever impact the life of Cable and the entire town.

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Thomas Nelson
Pages   341
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.46" Width: 6.42" Height: 1.26"
Weight:   1.26 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Feb 1, 2008
Publisher   Thomas Nelson
ISBN  1595542140  
ISBN13  9781595542144  

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More About Homer H. Hickam

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Homer H. Hickam, Jr., was born and raised in Coalwood, West Virginia. The author of Torpedo Junction, a Military History Book of the Month Club selection, as well as numerous articles for such publications as Smithsonian Air and Space and American History Illustrated, he is a NASA payload training manager for the International Space Program and lives in Huntsville, Alabama.

Homer H. Hickam currently resides in Huntsville, in the state of Alabama. Homer H. Hickam was born in 1943.

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Reviews - What do customers think about Red Helmet?

red helmet  Apr 5, 2008
Most of the mining descriptions are accurate. The rescue I have some questions with, however, it is very intertaining.
Have second thoughts on my review  Mar 3, 2008
I have sat and digested this book the best that I can. First off it is not by any stretch my favorite Hickam book I like all the Thurlow and Coalwood books better, with that being said though this book was still a very interesting read. I did not particualrly like either main character maybe thats my own fault just didn't like the personality of either Song or Cable. This book starts off with almost strictly a love story through roughly the first 10 chapters then it gets interesting. This is when Hickam saves this book, the suspense makes you want to finish the book in one sitting. I reccomend this book for anybody but Hickam fans should not open this book expecting another Coalwood book it is much different in both good ways and bad ways.
Terrific book by a great writer.  Mar 1, 2008
I bought this book the first day it came out and enjoyed it tremendously. There's even the speech Homer Hickam made at the memorial to the Sago miners in the back of the book. I got to meet him at a book signing and he is a gracious man. There were a lot of people at the book signing who enjoyed Mr. Hickam's writing as much as me. He is without a doubt West Virginia's favorite author.
Red Helmet a winner!  Feb 25, 2008
For those who enjoyed Homer Hickam's previous "tales" of life in Coalwood, West Virginia, you will not be disappointed in this latest work. The conflict between two recently-marrieds, in concert with the drama in the coal mines, makes for a fast-moving story that is dificult to put down. The author's best work, I think, has always been when he's writing about his beloved mountains and people of West Virginia. And though I enjoy Hickam's Josh Thurlow series, I thoroughly get involved with what he really knows best--life in a coal mine community! And one needs to know nothing of coal mining to enjoy the story because Hickam does a masterful job of explaining what goes on "down there." Order this book and enjoy the ride with Song and Cable and all the other colorful characters as they find out many things about themselves and each other in an exciting conclusion to a wonderful story. If this is a first-time read of Homer Hickam, I would certainly recommend going back to Rocket Boys, The Coalwood Way, and Sky of Stone. Those are all non-fiction, but they serve as a good background for Red Helmet, making it all the more enjoyable.
Hickam at his best!  Feb 1, 2008
Homer Hickam, in "Red Helmet", transports us to the small mining communities of West Virginia. With characters that make us love them, laugh with them, wipe away a tear or two, and become a part of their lives, struggles, and mysteries, "Red Helmet" is a great read. Curl up on your sofa with a hot cup of tea and a blanket and be carried away to West Virginia!

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