In Pennsylvania: A Time on the River

Some of the girls of the May Court were on board, vestiges of beauty lurking after the erosions of the decades. The boy most likely to succeed was in the crowd, a preacher now. Both of the class's sets of twins were on hand. One of its two black members was present. The other had been glimpsed around town years ago, but where he was now was a mystery here in Kittanning, Pa., a hilly little county seat on the Allegheny River some 45 miles northeast of Pittsburgh, homelike if not home to the...

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