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Studio Appalachia By Nicholas Barrett
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Studio Appalachia was a collaborative studio between Master of Architecture and Master of Landscape Architecture students during the Fall 2012 Semester. Professors Dan Harding and Paul Russell lead... More > the students through four distinct projects within the context of the Appalachian region.< Less
Out of Appalachia By Wilma Evans Markley
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Out of Appalachia chronicles the beauty and the challenge of growing up poor in the coal-mining region deep in the Allegheny Mountains. It provides a compelling picture of the culture of small-town... More > America in the early-to-mid-twentieth century as it tracks the struggle of one girl who was determined to break the chains that imprisoned the inhabitants of Appalachia.< Less
Adventures in Appalachia By Lynn Trainor
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This past summer, my nine-year-old grandson, Andrew, and I traveled to Appalachia to visit the Smoky Mountain National Park and the surrounding area. We visited the town of Cherokee in North Carolina... More > and the towns of Gatlinburg, Townsend, and Pigeon Forge in Tennessee. This was a driving trip from Andrew's hometown of Mint Hill, NC. We saw many historical sites involving Native American culture and pioneer settlements. All of the places which we visited were totally new to Andrew. I had the pleasure of seeing these through the eyes of a young boy and enjoying these for another time myself. This book is one in a series about my adventures with my grandchildren.< Less
Love In Appalachia By Ashley Shufflebarger
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Shufflebarger's collection weaves poems set "deep in the hollers" of society that speak to family relationships, conflict, culture, and the effects of environment on individuals. Her... More > poetry is narrative, fluid, and invites readers to draw from their own historical well to share a collective heartache.< Less
the bride of appalachia By Joe Quinn
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Poetry about the south, growing up, falling in love, falling apart. An America distant from Hollywood and Heaven equally. Stories as told by a ghost to those who don't know they're dying.
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In this compilation I will illustrate the genealogical history of the Young family as I have been able to determine through several years of research. Although I have attempted to be accurate in this... More > research there may be conflicts or errors particularly relating to the earliest ancestors. Very early ancestral information was, for the most part, not recorded and, therefore, relied on legend, sometimes myth and tales passed down through the generations.< Less
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If, when you read one of my many fictional stories—Including eight books—set in Appalachia, you find people, places, things, and events similar to the true ones depicted here—so be... More > it. We write what we know. All the stories herein took place in my home area of Appalachia, leading up to my graduation from high school. In the “Aftermath” section of each, I tell what happened later to most of the characters, including me. In reading through it, you will notice little in the way of continuity. In telling such stories, it is sometimes better to lump parts of the saga together as they fit. The balance might not be perfect, but you get the drift as the book goes along. Some of the people had positive effects on my life; some were negative. But I learned from all of them. The lives of my parents’ generation, mine, the one which followed mine, and the one growing up there now, have differences. I hope each one is chronicled, as I have attempted to do mine.< Less
Folk Medicine of Appalachia By Hassan Amjad
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Folk medicine is a forerunner to our present day Alternative Medicine. Folk medicine has a tradition of treating sickness by herbs, ethnic foods, prayers, and healing objects. The main purpose of... More > this book is to preserve the vanishing art and science of folk medicine.< Less
Sad Lullabies From Planet Appalachia By Mark Hartenbach
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mark hartenbach battles intellectual confusion, existential malaise & clinical demons-mostly to a standstill. he lives in a dying rust belt town along the ohio river where barges slice silently... More > through the debris & trains wail in f major.< Less
Common, Useful Medicinal Plants of Appalachia By Hassan Amjad, M.D.
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