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8 edition of My Appalachia found in the catalog.

My Appalachia

A Memoir

by Sidney Saylor Farr

  • 366 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Kentucky .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Biography: general,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Kentucky,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Regional Subjects - South,
  • Appalachian Region, Southern,
  • Berea,
  • Biography,
  • Librarians,
  • Mountain life,
  • Women authors, American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8022618M
    ISBN 100813124506
    ISBN 109780813124506
    OCLC/WorldCa123079137

    Aug 03,  · Smith was born and raised in Appalachia — in Greene County, Penn., the far southwest corner of the state. She now lives about odd miles north in Pittsburgh, where she spoke to NPR about her book.


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It is as redolent with time and memory as a long-used smokehouse, yet fresh and lucid as a cold spring water ringed with mossy rocks. Anyone who wishes to know mountain life."4/5(3).

In words and pictures, here is Appalachia—as it once was, and as it is now. Rebecca Caudill grew up in Appalachia. In a moving personal narrative, without bitterness or polemic, this distinguished author quietly tells the story of a remarkable region of the United States. There are no statistics, no catalogings of misery in My Appalachia/5.

My ancestors came from Appalachia and I thought I might learn a little about their lives. Little did I know I would be transported to another time and get so involved I stayed up way past my bedtime and couldn't wait to pick it back up this morning.

I am an avid reader and rarely have I loved a book so much/5(2). In My Appalachia, Farr shares the stories of her struggles and triumphs to create a vivid picture of a culture as enduring as the mountains.

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