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  • WILDWOOD FLOWER: Poems. by Byer, Kathryn Stripling.
    Byer, Kathryn Stripling.

    Edition: First printing.

    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - 1992 Lamont Poetry selection (judges were Lucille Clifton, Jorie Graham and Robert Morgan.) Although the author says she was born in the flatlands of southwest Georgia, she was drawn to the mountains where her grandmother was born and this collection contains narrative poems written in the fictional voice of a woman around the early 1900s, inspired by the ballads and the lives of the Blue Ridge mountain women in North Carolina. Praise from Mary Oliver, Fred Chappel, Lee Smith and others. 52 pp. ISBN: 0-807117706.

    Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket (small name and date on lower corner of front endpaper).

    Book ID: 66139
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  • WHISTLE DOWN A DARK LANE. by Jones, Adrienne.
    Jones, Adrienne.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1984) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Young adult novel set in Atlanta, Georgia and the Blue Ridge Mountains in 1921, a time of turmoil both for the mother and two daughters, and for women as they are fighting for the right to vote, and for society as a whole, with the Ku Klux Klan holding a Grand Konclave at Stone Mountain. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper and dated in the year of publication. 174 pp. ISBN: 0-060230630.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 65754
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  • THE GREAT FOREST by Lillard, Richard G.
    Lillard, Richard G.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1948. Hardcover - An interesting study of the forests of the US and the history of clearing them - from the New England colonists to the Blue Ridge mountains, the Florida Keys, the Carolinas and the West coast. Illustrated with photographs. Bibliography, index, x, 393, xiv.

    Condition: Good only in somewhat worn cloth covered boards - signs of insect damage to cloth, but binding is tight and sturdy, and contents are very good.

    Book ID: 76879
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  • Pearson, T. R.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2002.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Eighth novel by this highly praised writer, a bittersweet tale of Deputy Ray Tatum's search for a missing child in the wilds of the Virginia Blue Ridge, but much more - his own reinvention of magical realism and a funny and corrosive look at rural America. 244 pp. ISBN: 0-67003035X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 30214
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  • Price, Reynolds.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1990. dj. Hardcover first edition - His ninth novel, one which looks back to events in the summer of 1954 in a boys' camp in the Blue Ridge Mountains - "I was as peaceful a man as you're likely to meet in America now, but this is about a death I may have caused." 192 pp. ISBN: 0-689120931.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 41837
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