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Product Description: Make no mistake: Martha Bragg Picket is a headstrong southern woman with a rebellious spirit, a characteristic her son Michael shares. Yet to see her after almost twenty years of marriage, it might no longer seem clear. A Yankee contractor's arrival in town catalyzes her dissatisfaction, leading her to turn her life upside down―unaware that her son will follow suit...read more
By Silas House (foreword by)

Paperback:

9780813166476 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, December 30, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Make no mistake: Martha Bragg Picket is a headstrong southern woman with a rebellious spirit, a characteristic her son Michael shares.

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Product Description: The summer of 1976 should have been the best of times for nature-loving Eli Book, but instead it is filled with terrible changes. His sister begins to hate her country. His beautiful but distant mother is caught between his traumatized Vietnam War vet father and his former antiwar protester aunt, who has come to live with them...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781511330152 | Mp3 una edition (Candlewick Pr, September 8, 2015), cover price $9.99 | also contains Eli the Good | About this edition: The summer of 1976 should have been the best of times for nature-loving Eli Book, but instead it is filled with terrible changes.
9781455801121 | Unabridged edition (Candlewick Pr, February 8, 2011), cover price $22.99 | About this edition: The summer of 1976 should have been the best of times for nature-loving Eli Book, but instead it is filled with terrible changes.

Prebinding:

9780606153737 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, February 8, 2011), cover price $18.40 | also contains Eli the Good | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: Jim Wayne Miller (1936–1996) was a prolific writer, a revered teacher and scholar, and a pioneer in the field of Appalachian studies. During his thirty-three-year tenure at Western Kentucky University, he helped build programs in the discipline in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Ohio, and worked tirelessly to promote regional voices by presenting the work of others as often as he did his own...read more
By Morris Allen Grubbs (editor), Silas House (other contributor), Mary Ellen Miller (editor) and Robert Morgan (introduced by)

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9780813153469 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, August 28, 2014, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Jim Wayne Miller (1936–1996) was a prolific writer, a revered teacher and scholar, and a pioneer in the field of Appalachian studies.

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Product Description: Celebrated as the "Dean of Appalachian Literature," James Still has won the appreciation of audiences in Appalachia and beyond for more than seventy years. The author of the classics River of Earth (1940) and The Wolfpen Poems (1986), Still is known for his careful prose construction and for the poetry of his meticulous, rhythmic style...read more
By Silas House (editor)

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9780813133720 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, March 8, 2011, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Celebrated as the "Dean of Appalachian Literature," James Still has won the appreciation of audiences in Appalachia and beyond for more than seventy years.

Paperback:

9780813141091 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Kentucky, July 17, 2012), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Celebrated as the "Dean of Appalachian Literature," James Still has won the appreciation of audiences in Appalachia and beyond for more than seventy years.

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Product Description: The summer of 1976 should have been the best of times for nature-loving Eli Book, but instead it is filled with terrible changes. His sister begins to hate her country. His beautiful but distant mother is caught between his traumatized Vietnam War vet father and his former antiwar protester aunt, who has come to live with them...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781455801138 | Unabridged edition (Candlewick Pr, February 8, 2011), cover price $54.97 | About this edition: The summer of 1976 should have been the best of times for nature-loving Eli Book, but instead it is filled with terrible changes.
9781455801152 | Mp3 una edition (Candlewick Pr, February 8, 2011), cover price $39.97

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Product Description: In the long, complex history of coal exploitation in Appalachia, mountaintop-removal (MTR) mining is the most destructive practice yet visited upon the land and its people: Ancient forested mountainsides are blown up to extract the underlying coal, and the resulting debris is dumped into nearby valleys and streams...read more
By Silas House (editor)

Hardcover:

9781578051687 | Sierra Club Books, November 1, 2009, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: In the long, complex history of coal exploitation in Appalachia, mountaintop-removal (MTR) mining is the most destructive practice yet visited upon the land and its people: Ancient forested mountainsides are blown up to extract the underlying coal, and the resulting debris is dumped into nearby valleys and streams.

Paperback:

9781578051663 | Counterpoint, November 1, 2009, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: In the long, complex history of coal exploitation in Appalachia, mountaintop-removal (MTR) mining is the most destructive practice yet visited upon the land and its people: Ancient forested mountainsides are blown up to extract the underlying coal, and the resulting debris is dumped into nearby valleys and streams.

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Product Description: In an Appalachia both dark and light, a place described by poet Noel Smith as "this soft country of tough harvests," the reader comes to know a cast of vivid characters. THE WELL STRING is not only a poetry collection, but a novel in poems - focusing on one fictional family over a span of more than 100 years...read more
By Silas House (foreword by)

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9781934894019 | Lightning Source Inc, March 30, 2008, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: In an Appalachia both dark and light, a place described by poet Noel Smith as "this soft country of tough harvests," the reader comes to know a cast of vivid characters.

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The fourth-century bishop and saint chronicles the events of Moses's life based on the Old Testament stories in Exodus and Numbers, using the scriptures as the foundation for a series of spiritual teachings, and reflects on the topics of the solitary life, asceticism, control of the passion, right conduct, knowledge of God, and the spiritual quest. Original. 15,000 first printing.

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9780060754648 | Harpercollins, March 1, 2006, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: The fourth-century bishop and saint chronicles the events of Moses's life based on the Old Testament stories in Exodus and Numbers, using the scriptures as the foundation for a series of spiritual teachings, and reflects on the topics of the solitary life, asceticism, control of the passion, right conduct, knowledge of God, and the spiritual quest.

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Left to raise themselves in a small coal-mining town in Tennessee, Anneth and Easter, two very different sisters--one destined for the glittering world of Nashville, the other a devout Pentecostal--struggle to come to terms with the death of their mother as their long and difficult journey brings them back to their origins and to each other. By the author of Clay's Quilt. Reader's Guide included. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780786271672 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, February 2, 2005), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Left to raise themselves in a small coal-mining town in Tennessee, Anneth and Easter, two very different sisters, struggle to come to terms with the death of their mother as their difficult journey brings them back to their origins and to each other.

Paperback:

9780345480057 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, August 30, 2005), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Left to raise themselves in a small coal-mining town in Tennessee, Anneth and Easter, two very different sisters--one destined for the glittering world of Nashville, the other a devout Pentecostal--struggle to come to terms with the death of their mother as their long and difficult journey brings them back to their origins and to each other.

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Left to raise themselves in a small coal-mining town in Tennessee, Anneth and Easter, two very different sisters--one destined for the glittering world of Nashville, the other a devout Pentecostal--struggle to come to terms with the death of their mother as their long and difficult journey brings them back to their origins and to each other. By the author of Clay's Quilt.

Hardcover:

9781565123687 | Algonquin Books, September 24, 2004, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Left to raise themselves in a small coal-mining town in Tennessee, Anneth and Easter, two very different sisters--one destined for the glittering world of Nashville, the other a devout Pentecostal--struggle to come to terms with the death of their mother as their long and difficult journey brings them back to their origins and to each other.

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Product Description: It is the early 1900s in rural Kentucky, and young Saul Sullivan is heading up to Redbud Camp to look for work. He is wary but unafraid of the Cherokee girl there whose beauty is said to cause the death of all men who see her. But the minute Saul lays eyes on Vine, he knows she is meant to be his wife...read more

Hardcover:

9780786249978 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, December 1, 2002), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In 1917, a Cherokee woman who leaves her community to marry a white man finds herself isolated and discriminated against as she tries to settle in to her new life.

Paperback:

9780345464972 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, August 1, 2003), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In 1917, a Cherokee woman who leaves her community to marry a white man finds herself isolated and discriminated against as she tries to settle in to her new life.

Prebinding:

9781417639076, titled "Parchment of Leaves" | Turtleback Books, August 26, 2003, cover price $25.70 | About this edition: It is the early 1900s in rural Kentucky, and young Saul Sullivan is heading up to Redbud Camp to look for work.

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In 1917, a Cherokee woman who leaves her community to marry a white man finds herself isolated and discriminated against as she tries to settle in to her new life. By the author of Clay's Quilt.

Hardcover:

9781565123670 | 1 edition (Algonquin Books, October 1, 2002), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: In 1917, a Cherokee woman who leaves her community to marry a white man finds herself isolated and discriminated against as she tries to settle in to her new life.

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Clay Sizemore, a coal miner in love, searches his family history for clues about who he is, uncovering a dramatic story woven into the fabric of his uncle's quilts.

Hardcover:

9781565123076 | Algonquin Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Clay Sizemore, a coal miner in love, searches his family history for clues about who he is, uncovering a dramatic story woven into the fabric of his uncle's quilts.

Paperback:

9780345450692 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, February 1, 2002), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Clay Sizemore, a coal miner in love, searches his family history for clues about who he is, uncovering a dramatic story woven into the fabric of his uncle's quilts.

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Product Description: On a bone-chilling New Year's Day, when all the mountain roads are slick with ice, Clay's mother, Anneth, insists on leaving her husband. She packs her things, and with three-year-old Clay in tow, they inch their way toward her hometown along the treacherous mountain roads...read more

Paperback:

9781587241437 | Large print edition (Wheeler Pub Inc, December 1, 2001), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: On a bone-chilling New Year's Day, when all the mountain roads are slick with ice, Clay's mother, Anneth, insists on leaving her husband.

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