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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

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Hudgins, Phil

Summary: Since 1972, the Foxfire books have preserved and celebrated the culture of Southern Appalachia for hundreds of thousands of readers. In Travels with Foxfire, native son Phil Hudgins and Foxfire student Jessica Phillips travel from Georgia to the Carolinas, Tennessee to Kentucky, collecting the stories of the men and women who call the region home. Across more than thirty essays, we discover...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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Kingsolver, Barbara.

Summary: When Kingsolver and her family move from suburban Arizona to rural Appalachia, they take on a new challenge: to spend a year on a locally produced diet, paying close attention to the provenance of all they consume. "Our highest shopping goal was to get our food from so close to home, we'd know the person who grew it. Often that turned out to be ourselves as we learned to produce what we needed,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 641.0973 KIN

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA 641.0973 Kin

Summary: A struggle for power and control set in the rugged and mysterious hills of Appalachia, which tells the story of the Farrell clan, a family of outsiders who've been in these parts since before anyone can remember. Living off the grid and above the law on their mountaintop homestead, they'll protect their world and defend their way of life using any means necessary.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV OUT

Contents: Short trip home / Edgar Meyer (3:48) -- Johnny has gone for a soldier / traditional ; arranged James Taylor & Mark O'Connor (2:58) -- 1B / Edgar Meyer (4:02) -- Applalachia waltz / O'Connor ; arranged Meyer (5:47) -- Soldier's joy / traditional ; arranged O'Connor (4:06) -- Sliding down / Meyer (4:39) -- BT / Meyer (4:50) -- Butterfly's day out / O'Connor ; arranged Meyer (4:43) -- College...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Classical 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK HEA

Summary: The fight for the last great mountain in America's Appalachian heartland pits the mining giant that wants to explode it to extract the coal within, against the community fighting to preserve the mountain and build a wind farm on its ridges instead. Robert Kennedy Jr. joins the fight to preserve the mountain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video Group 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LAS

Kingsolver, Barbara.

Summary: When Kingsolver and her family move from suburban Arizona to rural Appalachia, they take on a new challenge: to spend a year on a locally produced diet, paying close attention to the provenance of all they consume. "Our highest shopping goal was to get our food from so close to home, we'd know the person who grew it. Often that turned out to be ourselves as we learned to produce what we needed,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.097 Kingsolver

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.0973 KIN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.0973 Kings

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Press/Doubleday 1984

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 745.5 FOX

Contents: Jeano (3:57) -- Black eyed Susan (5:07) -- Ripest of apples (3:16) -- Irish patriot (6:00) -- John of Hazelgreen (3:43) -- Woman is walking (1:05) -- Virginia rambler (3:49) -- By the shore (4:42) -- Farewell to Erin (6:26) -- Mother in the graveyard (3:19) -- Margaret (1:46).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK ANN

Summary: Traces the history of "Foxfire" magazine from 1966 to the present, exploring the magazine's philosophy of simple living, ideas for creative self-sufficiency, and efforts to preserve the history and culture of Appalachia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 745.5 FOX

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 745.5 FOX

Summary: First published in 1972, The Foxfire Book was a surprise bestseller that brought Appalachia's philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers. Whether you wanted to hunt game, bake the old-fashioned way, or learn the art of successful moonshining, The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center had a contact who could teach you how with clear, step-by-step instructions. Today, Foxfire's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2016

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

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 745.5 FOX

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Press/Doubleday 1980

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 745.5 FOX

Foxfire Fund, Inc. (COR)

Summary: "The bestselling Foxfire series returns with a loving tribute to Appalachian culture, this time with a focus on preserving and passing down the music, the lore, and the "how-to" wisdom of earlier generations"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 745.5 Fox

Knight, Mary, (E. Mary)

Summary: Curley Hines has lost his father, mother, and brother to coal mining, and now he lives with his grandfather in the Appalachian mountains of Wonder Gap, Kentucky--but when the mining company prepares to destroy their mountain he must use the words his grandfather has taught him to save Red Hawk Mountain, even if it means losing the life he loves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KNI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KNI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KNI

McCrumb, Sharyn

Summary: Four sons--a car salesman, a soldier, a naturalist and an actor--gather in Tennessee to build a coffin for their dying father. The novel describes their conflicts as they decide on the future of their farm, which has been in the family since 1790 and which a real estate developer wants to buy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Smith, Hobart

Contents: The devil's dream -- Drunken hiccups -- The cuckoo bird -- Banging breakdown -- Arkansas traveler -- Railroad Bill -- Claude Allen -- Hangman, swing your rope -- Wayfaring stranger -- Sourwood Mountain -- Going down the road feeling bad -- Pateroller -- Chinquipin pie -- Last chance -- Jim along -- Two brothers (The little schoolboy) -- Ellen SMith -- Graveyard blues -- K.C. blues --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rounder Records 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY SMI

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 1993

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 793.08 FOX

Alvey, R. Gerald

Summary: This book, printed for new adult readers, is about folk culture and folklore in Kentucky. The book, printed in large easy-to-read type and geared for intermediate readers, discusses folk culture and rural lifestyle. It differentiates between folk or traditional culture from elite and popular cultures. The first chapter looks at folk speech, illustrating the different ways ideas are expressed by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kentucky 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398 ALV

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 974 APP

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 974 APP

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 974 PER

Vance, J. D.

Summary: Vance, a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, provides an account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly disintegrating over forty years, has been reported on with growing frequency and alarm. J. D. Vance tells the true story...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit #1-921 VANCE, J.D. Vance
Call number: Book Club Kit #2-921 VANCE, J.D. Vance

Anna & Elizabeth (Musical group)

Contents: Long time travelin' (1:29) -- Little black train (3:38) -- Poor pilgrim of sorrow (3:01) -- Soldier and the lady (2:41) -- Lovin' babe (2:55) -- Orfeo (6:17) -- Father Neptune (2:23) -- Goin' across the mountain (2:19) -- Don't want to die in the storm (1:55) -- Troubles (2:14) -- Voice from on high (2:39) -- Won't you come and sing for me (2:30) -- Greenwood sidey (4:27) -- Very day I'm gone :...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK ANN