By Hunter James
Retired "Atlanta structure" and "Baltimore sunlight" newspaper guy Hunter James provides a suite of essays concerning 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 fixtures, 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 purely introduce you to his genuine characters yet to offer you the feel you actually comprehend them...When you end this e-book you are going to believe you recognize these individuals to whom you've been introduced."-David Poynor, retired newspaper guy and journalist.
"Raw, robust, and exciting! 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 notice images. akin to 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 by way of bears. certain, and lots more and plenty 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 unique Professor of Humanities.
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