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  • ISBN: 0679426612
  • ISBN: 9780679426615
  • Physical Description: 364 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st trade ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, c1996.

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In 1870s England, Jonathan Blair, a mining engineer who returned from Africa, is hired by the owner of a coal mine to find a man missing after a pit explosion, a man many people don't want found. In the process he falls in love with Rose, a tough pit girl. The novel is at once a mystery, a love story and a critique of English society, the hero being an Anglophobe. By the author of Gorky Park.
Subject: Coal mines and mining > Fiction.
Women coal miners > Fiction.
Mining engineers > Fiction.
Missing persons > Fiction.
Lancashire (England) > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Love stories.