By Hunter James
Retired "Atlanta structure" and "Baltimore sunlight" newspaper guy Hunter James offers a suite of essays in regards to the southern mountains that's full of 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 hot River, Hunter James covers it all and a complete bunch more.
"Hunter James has the original skill not to purely introduce you to his genuine characters yet to provide you the experience you actually be aware of them...When you end this booklet you'll think you recognize these individuals to whom you've been introduced."-David Poynor, retired newspaper guy and journalist.
"Raw, strong, and interesting! Celebrities, interesting 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 together with his outstanding and gorgeous note images. resembling Faulkner, yet shorter sentences, thank god!"-William C. Nichols, psychologist, writer, editor (allegedly retired
"... a must-read for an individual drawn to checking out what lifestyles within the Blue Ridge is admittedly like.... The reader also will locate lots of fabric approximately mountain politics, literature, marijuana hunts and the way to not get eaten via bears. definite, and masses extra besides."-Gene Laughter - Glen Allen, Virginia.
"... the best books i have learn at the tradition, conventional and modern [life] of the Southern Appalachians." Fred Hobson, Lineberger distinctive Professor of Humanities.
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