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By Hunter James
Retired "Atlanta structure" and "Baltimore solar" newspaper guy Hunter James provides a set of essays concerning the southern mountains that's choked with wit, humor and southern colloquialism.
"Celebrities, interesting 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 hot River, Hunter James covers it all and an entire bunch more.
"Hunter James has the original skill not to in basic terms introduce you to his genuine characters yet to provide you the experience you actually comprehend them...When you end this publication you are going to think you recognize these folks to whom you've been introduced."-David Poynor, retired newspaper guy and journalist.
"Raw, robust, and exciting! Celebrities, attention-grabbing 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 along with his amazing and lovely be aware photographs. equivalent 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 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 extraordinary Professor of Humanities.
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