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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 DVDs, Call number: DVD TV OUT

Panowich, Brian.

Summary: " "Brian Panowich stamps words on the page as if they've been blasted from the barrel of a shotgun, and as with a shotgun blast, no one is safe from the scattered fragments of history that impale the people of Bull Mountain."-Wiley Cash, New York Times-bestselling author of This Dark Road to Mercy. The Godfather meets Daniel Woodrell in this Southern debut, a multigenerational saga of crime,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam Adult 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAN

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

Summary: The Parton clan is determined to scrape together enough money to buy their beloved Mama the wedding ring she's long waited for. But a fierce blizzard threatens to demolish their dream. While the family struggles to save their beloved homestead, an important person in little Dolly's life suggests that her amazing voice and musical gifts may be destined for something far beyond Tennessee's Great...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2016

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1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Holiday C

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

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

Summary: Get ready for some good old-fashioned fun with the hillbilly duo Ma & Pa Kettle who have their hands full with a ramshackle farm and their fifteenf rambunctious children. When the future comes a-callin' in the form of modern houses, exotic locales and newfangled ideas, Ma and Pa must learn how to make the best of it with luck, pluck and a little country charm!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Ma 2011

Summary: In a remote prehistoric mountain tribe, the young hunter D'Leh finds his heart's passion in the beautiful Evolet. But when a band of mysterious warlords raid their village and kidnaps Evolet, D'Leh leads a small group of hunters to save her. As they venture into unknown lands for the first time, the group discovers there are civilizations beyond their own and that mankind's reach is far greater...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2008

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Summary: 40 episodes of the CBS television sitcom about an Ozark hillbilly family that struck oil and moved to Beverly Hills.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD Series Beverly 2007

Summary: A picturesque portrait of the nearly extinct mountain culture of Boone County, West Virginia, focusing on the unique character of Jesco White: mountain dancer, petty criminal, Elvis Presley aficionado.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Moviefish 2005

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

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: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2017

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5 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 VANCE, J.D. VAN

Franco, James

Summary: After losing several people and places close to him, a man turns to living in the mountains as his life descends into a disturbing and primitive existence of a cave dweller.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA Inc 2014

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CHI

Vance, J. D.

Summary: From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful 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. Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis--that of white working-class Americans. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Shelby Lee Adams has been photographing the eastern Kentucky Appalachian mountain people for thirty years, and been both praised and derided for his portraits of impoverished Appalachian families. Accused of perpetuating stereotypes, Adams is said to exploit his subjects; this documentary explores the controversy. The director allows Adams, his critics and the subjects of his work to speak...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2003

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

Summary: A shocking and outlandish year-in-the-life documentary about the White Family of Boone County, West Virginia's most notorious extended family, with shoot-outs, robberies, gas-huffing, drug dealing and using, pill popping, murders, and tap dancing. Nestled deep in the Appalachian Mountains, the White family glorifies their criminal behavior and lives an existence more like something from the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by New Video Group 2010

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WIL

Panowich, Brian

Summary: "Clayton Burroughs is a small-town Georgia sheriff, a new father, and, improbably, the heir apparent of Bull Mountain's most notorious criminal family. As he tries to juggle fatherhood, his job and his recovery from being shot in the confrontation that killed his two criminally-inclined brothers last year, he's doing all he can just to survive. Yet after years of carefully toeing the line...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAN

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

Panowich, Brian.

Summary: A multigenerational saga set in the mountains of north Georgia, where the Burroughs family has been running shine, pot, and meth for decades. Rogue son Clayton Burroughs has become a local sheriff to keep what peace he can, until an ATF agent who's not quite what he seems throws a wrench into the works.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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Zuckerman, Peter.

Summary: Presents the stories of the sherpas who have acted as expert consultants to Westerners climbing the Himalayas, focusing in particular on Chhiring Dorje Sherpa and Pasang Lama, who survived when eleven other climbers died on K2 in August 2008.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 ZUC

Marshall, Catherine

Summary: Strange things are happening in Cutter Gap and everybody is convinced that Christy is cursed. After all, who can explain Bob Allens' mysterious accident on his way to bring Christy to Cutter Gap? Or the lightning strike that sent a tree through the school window? Will fear and superstition triumph? Will Christy be driven out of Cutter Gap forever? Or will Christy overcome and win the hearts of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Evergreen Farm 1995

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION MAR

Marshall, Catherine

Summary: Headstrong and independent, Christy is determined to change the lives of the children in Cutter Gap. Yet it seems that anything new and strange poses a threat to the mountain people, who are proud of their way of life. Evidently, Christy has angered someone enough to cause a string of mysterious pranks. The handsome minister fears that the pranks will turn dangerous. Unfortunately, he doesn't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Evergreen Farm 1995

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION MAR

Marshall, Catherine

Summary: Christy Huddleston's dream is to teach poor mountain children. Join Christy as she crosses from the familiar world of parties and pretty things to the different world of Cutter Gap, located in the heart of the Smoky Mountains. There she meets the doctor who needs her help to save a life and the handsome minister who helps her face the challenges of teaching and loving the mountain people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Evergreen Farm 1995

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION MAR