Lost Ohio. Randy McNutt. Chapel Hill in Plain Sight. Daphne Athas. Gene Andrew Jarrett. The Kentucky Anthology. Wade Hall. Country Women Cope with Hard Times. Melissa Walker. Fanning the Spark. Mary Ward Brown. Margaret Eby. Allan Wilford Howerton. The River Gods. Brian Kiteley. Yusef Komunyakaa. Kathryn Tucker Windham. Every Leaf a Mirror. Morris Allen Grubbs. Amazing Place. Marianne Gingher. Walk Till the Dogs Get Mean. Adrian Blevins.
Table of Contents: Bloodroot :
Falling Through Space. Ellen Gilchrist.
Hollow and Home. Fred Carlisle. Elkmont's Uncle Lem Ownby.
- The Animal Mind: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Animal Cognition!
- Bloodroot: Reflections on Place by Appalachian Women Writers;
- Listen Here: Women Writing in Appalachia | Rain Taxi?
- Recent Search.
- The American Revolution 100: The Battles, People, and Events of the American War for Independence, Ranked by Their Significance!
- Jumpstart! Creativity: Games and Activities for Ages 7-14.
Carroll McMahan. Mississippi Folk and the Tales They Tell. Diane Williams.
Listen Here: Women Writing in Appalachia
Hogs, Mules, and Yellow Dogs. Jimmye Hillman. First-Person America. Ann Banks. Roots of a Region. John A. Haunted Hills.
Stephanie Burt Williams. Passing the Time. Zachary Chastain. Christmas Memories from Mississippi. Charline R. State of the Heart. Waltz the Hall. Alan L. The Wolfpen Notebooks. James Still. A Place That's Known. Michael Pearson. A Cades Cove Childhood. Margaret McCaulley.
South of the Northeast Kingdom. David Mamet. The Perk Paperboy. Len Blackwell. Weary Kingdom. Listen Here. I have not yet read the Vance book, but I hope to soon. In the meantime A broad sampling of deeply impressive writings—essays, memoirs, poetry, letters, stories—by women from the Southern Highlands, edited by Dyer In a Tangled Wood, not reviewed.
If the word Joyce Dyer. These essays present the latest thinking on the Korean War, focusing on the relationship of one country to the war. I am the eleventh child of the Reverend Virgil Shepherd, born to him and his third wife, Fannie Flowers. They say I take after her, and I am proud of this, for she was lovely as the day is long, in spirit as well as flesh. Though arguably these women have "transcended" their regional status, positioning them among their Appalachian sisters suggests opportunities for future scholarship exploring their regional roots.
As with any comprehensive collection, there are jewels as well as less distinguished entries.
In this Book
A casual reader will be delighted by the hard, spare beauty of home birth in the opening scene of Grace Lumpkin's novel To Make My Bread , for which she won the Maxim Gorky Award for labor novel of the year, or the striking imagery in Irene McKinney's book of poetry Six O'Clock Mine Report :. At Hardtack and Amity the grit abrades the skin.
The air is thick above the black leaves, the open mouth of the shaft. A man with a burning. His eyes flare white like a horse's, his teeth glint. In the older entries, a lost way of speaking is preserved. That war my old mother's notion an' bekase it war her notion it war allus right ter me.