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Appalachian Mountain Girl|Rhoda Warren
Appalachian Mountain Girl : Coming of Age in Coal Mine Country
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In the compelling memoir, Rhoda Warren, whose father was a miner, introduces us to Letcher, KY in 1930. She takes us inside this isolated community, whose denizens lived difficult, poverty-stricken lives. This is the story of the Bailey family's escape from the grueling Corbin Glow mines to find a better life in Letcher--The prettiest place in the world. Rhoda Warren's account is three-dimensional: with humor and warmth, but without sentimentality. She recounts the lives of these mining people whose religion and family values buttressed and sustained them.

  • ISBN-13: 9780897335362
  • ISBN-10: 0897335368
  • Publisher: Academy Chicago Publishers
  • Publish Date: October 2005
  • Dimensions: 8.08 x 5 x 0.49 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.41 pounds
  • Page Count: 175