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Appalachia

Author : John Alexander Williams  |  Pub Date: 2003-04-03  |  Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 9780807860526
ISBN 13 : 0807860522

Interweaving social, political, environmental, economic, and popular history, John Alexander Williams chronicles four and a half centuries of the Appalachian past. Along the way, h..


My Appalachia

Author : Sidney Saylor Farr  |  Pub Date: 2014-05-28  |  Publisher : University Press of Kentucky

ISBN 10 : 9780813145679
ISBN 13 : 0813145678

Although Sidney Saylor Farr is renowned in the field of Appalachian studies, her own fascinating personal history has been little known until now. My Appalachia is Farr's story of ..


Hillbilly Elegy

Author : J. D. Vance  |  Pub Date: 2016-06-28  |  Publisher : HarperCollins

ISBN 10 : 9780062300560
ISBN 13 : 0062300563

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "A riveting book."—The Wall Street Journal "Essential reading."—David Brooks, New York Times From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powe..


A Handbook To Appalachia

Author : Grace Toney Edwards  |  Pub Date: 2006  |  Publisher : Univ. of Tennessee Press

ISBN 10 : 1572334592
ISBN 13 : 9781572334595

A Handbook to Appalachia provides a clear, concise first step toward understanding the expanding field of Appalachian studies, from the history of the area to its sometimes conflic..


A History Of Appalachia

Author : Richard B. Drake  |  Pub Date: 2004-09-29  |  Publisher : University Press of Kentucky

ISBN 10 : 9780813137933
ISBN 13 : 0813137934

" Richard Drake has skillfully woven together the various strands of the Appalachian experience into a sweeping whole. Touching upon folk traditions, health care, the environment, ..


At Home In The Heart Of Appalachia

Author : John O'Brien  |  Pub Date: 2002  |  Publisher : Anchor

ISBN 10 : 9780385721394
ISBN 13 : 0385721390

The Philadelphia-born author describes how he returned to live near the West Virginia birthplace of his father--a difficult, disappointed, and defeated man who had left his home in..


Appalachia

Author : Cynthia Rylant  |  Pub Date: 1998-10  |  Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 015201893X
ISBN 13 : 9780152018931

Celebrates the Appalachian region and its people, looks at Appalachian homes, foods and surroundings, and gives their views of the outside world...