I Found Me Appalachian Stories of a Lost Hillbilly Girl
Language: en
Pages: 175
Authors: Crystal Fugate
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-21 - Publisher:

What's it like growing up deep in a holler in Kentucky? No, this is not a Loretta Lynne bio. After reading some of these stories, you'll learn to appreciate the finer things in life such as inside plumbing, electric heat, and your car! Feel the loneliness of growing up as
Appalachian Mountain Girl
Language: en
Pages: 174
Authors: Rhoda Warren
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-08-01 - Publisher: Chicago Review Press

Appalachian Mountain Girl is a sensitive and beautifully written autobiographical account of a childhood in the coalmine district of Depression-era Kentucky. With humor and warmth—but without sentimentality—Rhoda Warren recounts the lives of these mining people whose religion and family values buttressed and sustained them. As a young girl, Rhoda began
American Folk Songs: A Regional Encyclopedia [2 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 680
Authors: Norman Cohen
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-09-30 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This state-by-state collection of folksongs describes the history, society, culture, and events characteristic of all fifty states. Unlike all other state folksong collections, this one does not focus on songs collected in the particular states, but rather on songs concerning the life and times of the people of that state.
Swift's Silver Mines and Related Appalachian Treasures
Language: en
Pages: 262
Authors: Michael S. Steely
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: The Overmountain Press

Of all the myths, legends, and stories, one man’s hidden treasure stands above the rest. Jonathan Swift’s lost silver mines have been woven into legend and passed from one generation to the next for more than 230 years. Beginning with an introduction by the late Michael Paul Henson, nationally known
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Joyce Dyer
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-24 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

Winner of the 1997 Appalachian Studies Award Appalachian Writers Association 1999 Book of the Year Winner of the Susan Koppleman Award of the Popular Culture Association for Best Edited Collection in Women's Studies Joyce Dyer is director of writing and associate professor of English at Hiram College, Ohio."