Spirits Of Just Men

Author: Charles Dillard Thompson
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 025207808X
Size: 46.85 MB
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Through Thompson's prose, local characters come alive as he pays particular attention to the stories of a key witness for the defense, Miss Ora Harrison, an Episcopalian missionary to the region, and Elder Goode Hash, itinerant Primitive ...

The Wettest County In The World

Author: Matt Bondurant
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416561404
Size: 26.84 MB
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9781451699708:A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

Lawless

Author: Matt Bondurant
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451699700
Size: 63.47 MB
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With a Foreword by Director John Hillcoat Based on the true story of Matt Bondurant’s grandfather and two granduncles, Lawless is a gripping tale of brotherhood, greed, and murder.

The People And Their Peace

Author: Laura F. Edwards
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 0807832634
Size: 61.19 MB
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Drawing on extensive archival research in North and South Carolina, Laura F. Edwards illuminates those changes by revealing the importance of localized legal practice.

Blood In The Hills

Author: Bruce Stewart
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813134277
Size: 32.87 MB
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Blood in the Hills does not attempt to apologize for the region but uses detailed research and analysis to explain it, delving into the social and political factors that have defined Appalachia throughout its violent history.

Combating Mountaintop Removal

Author: Bryan T. McNeil
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252036433
Size: 46.33 MB
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Drawing on powerful personal testimonies of the hazards of mountaintop removal in southern West Virginia, Combating Mountaintop Removal critically examines the fierce conflicts over this violent and increasingly prevalent form of strip ...

Moonshine Murder And Mountaineers

Author: Janie Ledford Cook
Publisher: Chestnut Ridge
ISBN: 9780990865704
Size: 64.99 MB
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"There was a time in the Blue Ridge Mountains when scores had to be settled, when fear was replaced with resolve and death was imminent.

Bloody Breathitt

Author: T.R.C. Hutton
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813142431
Size: 39.99 MB
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This book uses the history of Breathitt County, Kentucky, to examine political violence in the United States and its interpretation in media and memory.

Confederate Outlaw

Author: Brian D. McKnight
Publisher: LSU Press
ISBN: 0807137707
Size: 62.18 MB
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In "Confederate Outlaw: Champ Ferguson and the Civil War in Appalachia" biographer Brian McKnight demonstrates how such a judgment ignores the complexity of this legendary character and the reality behind his mythology.

America You Sexy Bitch

Author: Meghan McCain
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0306821087
Size: 34.52 MB
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Or at least the way politics are discussed in their crappy RV. In America, You Sexy Bitch, Meghan and Michael embark on a balls-out, cross-country tour starting in California, the heart of liberal America, and ending in the state of ...