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When Courage Was Common By Danny Dixon
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When Courage Was Common focuses on the courage displayed by our ancestors as they over came the challenges of immigrating to America, living on the Appalachian Frontier - in all its extremes, and in... More > courageously responding when their country called them to defend the frontier region from the French, Shawnee, British, and Cherokee.< Less
Strong Enough to Bend By Judith K. Witherow
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In Strong Enough to Bend, author Judith K. Witherow compiles a sampling from four decades of her essays and poems that describe the real life experiences of a disabled, mixed blood Native American... More > Indian lesbian raised in Appalachian poverty. Much of the work has been previously published in anthologies, university women's studies texts and feminist periodicals. This unique memoir is the first collection exclusively authored by Witherow.< Less
Obdurate Odyssey By Philip Livingston
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In 2007, Joe Yantachka built a cedar canoe, plunked it in the Susquehanna River at Cooperstown, N.Y., and paddled all the way to the Gulf of Mexico via inland waterways and the Intracoastal shipping... More > lane on the Atlantic coast. When he got there, he turned around and got on the Appalachian Trail at its beginning in Georgia and headed home. This is a chronicle of Joe's journey from start to finish, complete with meetings with offbeat characters, rough going through hazardous terrain, and hair-raising encounters with wild animals. Join Joe as he makes the trip of a lifetime and not only lives to tell about it, but tells about it with humor, salt of the earth compassion, and no-nonsense detail.< Less
Trail Mix By Paulita Kincer
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In the tradition of Wild by Cheryl Strayed, comes a novel of two suburban women who decide to hike the Appalachian Trail, escaping their lives as moms and wives in search of nature, adventure, and... More > the ultimate diet plan. How does a woman know what she wants after spending 20 years thinking about her husband and children? Sometimes it takes a distraction from everyday life, time to examine the forest before the trees become clear. With no previous camping experience, Andi and Jess begin the 2100-mile odyssey from Georgia to Maine. The friends figure life on the trail can't possibly be worse than dealing with disgruntled husbands, sullen teens home from college, and a general malaise that has crept up in their daily lives. At the very least, the women are bound to return home thin.< Less
Of My Hand's Own Weaving By Renee Burch
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Fenced in by the Appalachian hills and the Great Depression, Charlotte Simpson is on the brink of womanhood with only two career choices: she can accept the role of a coal miner's wife—with all... More > the uncertainty and heartache that promises—or she can stand alone, chancing her support to only the lowest paying odd jobs. Charlotte is determined to carve a life for herself outside these two options. She is up against not only her poverty, poor education, and the general prejudice against her gender and origin, but she is also held back by her love for a miner, Joe Elliott—an activist bent on bringing reform to the hills he loves, a man firmly entrenched in his home and job. This is not only a story of a young woman’s determination to shape her own future, but a hard-knock love story that explores what love can and cannot endure.< Less
Lightweight on the Long Trail By Chris Miller
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What would you do if you had just given up your apartment and donated all of your belongings to charity? For Chris "Cleanshave" Miller the answer was simple: Go Hiking! Armed with only a... More > twelve pound backpack and a sense of adventure he chose to hike the entire 272 miles of Vermont's Long Trail in what is known as an End-to-End hike. The Long Trail, which runs along the main ridge of the Green Mountains, is the oldest long-distance trail in the United States. His hike would take him southbound, from the United States border with Canada to Vermont's southern border with Massachusetts. Along the way he would face numerous obstacles, usually brought on by poor resupply habits and questionable personal challenges, including hiking 65 miles of the trail without toilet paper, and another 100 miles without food. So put yourself out on the trail today and read Lightweight on the Long Trail.< Less
Papa Bear and the Kids — Real (Sometimes Extreme) Outdoor Trips (Part 3) By Paul J. Brach
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These thirty-three, amusing short stories describe outdoor adventures of the author Paul (Papa Bear) with family and friends. They visit the Adirondack and Catskill Mountains, Finger Lakes region,... More > New York, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, California deserts, and Ontario, Canada, while hiking, backpacking, snowshoeing, canoeing, and botanizing. Illustrated with selected photos and line drawings.< Less
Papa Bear and the Kids — Real (Sometimes Extreme) Outdoor Trips (Part 3) By Paul J. Brach
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These thirty-three, amusing short stories describe outdoor adventures of the author Paul (Papa Bear) with family and friends. They visit the Adirondack and Catskill Mountains, Finger Lakes region,... More > New York, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, California deserts, and Ontario, Canada, while hiking, backpacking, snowshoeing, canoeing, and botanizing. Illustrated with selected photos and line drawings.< Less
The Adventurous Life of Reamus Brownloe By Phillip Hartsock
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Reamus is like any other young child; innocent, gullible, vulnerable, and often precocious. His father, a perceived wretch of society, is an alcoholic and abusive to his mother; the light of his... More > life. In his early years, everything he experiences is fresh and new. Exciting to the point that anything stimulating his mind is like getting his first kiss. Then, at some point, the harsh reality of life smacks him in the mouth with a closed fist. He witnesses a shootout, gets kidnapped by his father during a custody dispute, held at gunpoint by a deranged madman, and ends up homeless and destitute before he is fifteen years old. Experience, through the innocent eyes and mind of a child, what it means to look death in the face, many times over, and live to tell about it! If you’ve ever experienced profound loss, your heart has been tethered to a whipping post, and your faith in God is all you have left, this is a must read! This is his story.< Less
The Adventurous Life of Reamus Brownloe By Phillip Hartsock
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Reamus is like any other young child; innocent, gullible, vulnerable, and often precocious. His father, a perceived wretch of society, is an alcoholic and abusive to his mother; the light of his... More > life. In his early years, everything he experiences is fresh and new. Exciting to the point that anything stimulating his mind is like getting his first kiss. Then, at some point, the harsh reality of life smacks him in the mouth with a closed fist. He witnesses a shootout, gets kidnapped by his father during a custody dispute, held at gunpoint by a deranged madman, and ends up homeless and destitute before he is fifteen years old. Experience, through the innocent eyes and mind of a child, what it means to look death in the face, many times over, and live to tell about it! If you’ve ever experienced profound loss, your heart has been tethered to a whipping post, and your faith in God is all you have left, this is a must read! This is his story.< Less

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