By Hunter James
Retired "Atlanta structure" and "Baltimore sunlight" newspaper guy Hunter James offers a set of essays in regards to the southern mountains that's choked with wit, humor and southern colloquialism.
"Celebrities, attention-grabbing unknowns, the mountains and foothills of Western North Carolina, Hunter James brings them alive."
From the mysterious Brown Mountain lighting, marijuana busts, mountain song, old-style tent revivals to tobacco auctioneers, white trash cooking, southern Appalachian politics and saving the recent River, Hunter James covers it all and a complete bunch more.
"Hunter James has the original skill not to merely introduce you to his actual characters yet to provide you the experience you actually understand them...When you end this ebook you'll consider you recognize these people to whom you've been introduced."-David Poynor, retired newspaper guy and journalist.
"Raw, strong, and interesting! Celebrities, attention-grabbing unknowns, the mountains and foothills of Western North Carolina, Hunter James brings them alive. hugely expert interviewer. Masterful author, Tops at letting humans speak. He places you there along with his amazing and lovely observe images. such as Faulkner, yet shorter sentences, thank god!"-William C. Nichols, psychologist, writer, editor (allegedly retired
"... a must-read for a person attracted to checking out what lifestyles within the Blue Ridge is basically like.... The reader also will locate lots of fabric approximately mountain politics, literature, marijuana hunts and the way to not get eaten by way of bears. convinced, and masses extra besides."-Gene Laughter - Glen Allen, Virginia.
"... the most effective books i have learn at the tradition, conventional and modern [life] of the Southern Appalachians." Fred Hobson, Lineberger wonderful Professor of Humanities.
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