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7 edition of Mountain passage and other stories of eastern Kentucky found in the catalog.

Mountain passage and other stories of eastern Kentucky

by Garry Barker

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Published by Jesse Stuart Foundation in Ashland, Ky .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kentucky,
  • Appalachian Region, Southern,
  • Appalachian Region, Southern.,
  • Kentucky.
    • Subjects:
    • Kentucky -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.,
    • Appalachian Region, Southern -- Fiction.,
    • Appalachian Region, Southern.,
    • Kentucky.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Garry Barker.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3552.A617 M68 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination250 p. ;
      Number of Pages250
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3688292M
      ISBN 101931672210
      LC Control Number2003054476
      OCLC/WorldCa52631434

        Harry M. Caudill () was a writer and political activist who fought for Appalachia and his native Kentucky homeland. He fought with words and political action to preserve his land and local culture, writing books, becoming a citizen activist, winning a seat in the state legislature, and rising to national prominence as a spokesman for Appalachia.   Jack May's War: Colonel Andrew Jackson May and the Civil War in Eastern Kentucky, Eastern Tennessee, and Southwest Virginia () by Robert Perry. Early in the war, May was a company commander in the 5th Kentucky infantry regiment, and he would eventually rise to lead the 10th Kentucky Cavalry as its colonel.

      This heirloom-quality coffee-table book offers a glimpse of Eastern Kentucky from the early years to through stunning and historic photos. In addition, we are thrilled to include photographic memories of years gone by from our readers.   Hide away in the stockades and stations of the pioneers, discover Abraham Lincoln's Lexington retreat, face off in a duel as Henry Clay did, consume the potent origins of Kentucky bourbon and sober up with the Shakers. All of this and plenty more lie ahead when you explore True Bluegrass Stories: History from the Heart of :

        The first 48 miles of the Pine Mountain Trail (), running along the thickly forested Pine Mountain ridge of eastern .   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Mountain Island in Owen County, Kentucky by James C. Bryant, , Owen County Historical Society edition, Unknown Binding in EnglishPages:


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