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Stoll, Steven

Summary: Steven Stoll offers a fresh, provocative account of Appalachia, from the earliest European settlers, through crucial episodes such as the Whiskey Rebellion and the founding of West Virginia, and the arrival of timber and coal companies that set off a devastating "scramble for Appalachia."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang, a division of Farrar, Straus, and Giroux 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333 STO

Perrier, Dianne.

Contents: The Great Warriors Trace -- New York : wars for an empire -- Pennsylvania : the nation's arsenal -- Maryland : grand anticipation -- West Virginia : fearful reality -- The Shenandoah Valley of Virginia : seeing the elephant -- Southwestern Virginia : themarch of the elephant ends -- Tennessee : when cloudshadows pass -- Annihilating space.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Florida 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 PER

Henson, Heather.

Summary: A family living in the Appalachian Mountains in the 1930s gets books to read during the regular visits of the "Book Woman"--a librarian who rides a pack horse through the mountains, lending books to the isolated residents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E HEN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Henson

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HEN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HEN

Henson, Heather.

Summary: A family living in the Appalachian Mountains in the 1930s gets books to read during the regular visits of the "Book Woman"--A librarian who rides a pack horse through the mountains, lending books to the isolated residents.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Weston Woods Studios 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JFIC HEN

Mills, Lauren A.

Summary: In the poverty of the Appalachian coal country in 1908, eight-year-old Minna's life gets even more difficult after her father dies of black lung, and that winter she cannot go to school because she does not have a coat--until the quilting mothers make her a coat using pieces of cloth from their own lives, each with a special story behind it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MIL

Summary: Filmed in Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, the movie uncovers an unexpected set of artists, poets, activists, queer musicians, 'Affrilachian' poets, and intersectional feminists, all unexpected voices emerging form this historically misunderstood region.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Passion River 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF HIL

McCrumb, Sharyn

Summary: In the wake of a sensationalized 1934 trial involving an Appalachian Virginia teacher's alleged murder of her tyrant father, novice journalist Carl Jennings is denounced by a greedy media determined to portray the defendant as a backwards mountain girl.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Tekulve, Susan

Summary: In 1924, the derailment of a passing train buries 16-year-old Emma Palmisano's house in coal. Caleb, the railroad man who rescues Emma, marries her a week later and gifts her with 47 acres of Virginia farmland. Successive generations of Emma and Caleb's family endure and grow despite poverty and hardship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hub City Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TEK

Covington, Dennis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Addison-Wesley 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 289.9 COV

Summary: "Ministers, church members, revivals, baptisms, shaped-note and gospel singing, faith healing, camp meetings, footwashing, snake handling, and other traditions of mountain religious heritage."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Press/Doubleday 1982

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.5 FOX

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2004

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 974 APP

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 APP

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Appalachian Reckoning is a retort, at turns rigorous, critical, angry, and hopeful, to the long shadow Hillbilly Elegy has cast over the region and its imagining. But it also moves beyond Hillbilly Elegy to allow Appalachians from varied backgrounds to tell their own diverse and complex stories through an imaginative blend of scholarship, prose, poetry, and photography. The essays and creative...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: West Virginia University Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 HAR