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By Rhoda Warren

ISBN-10: 0897335368

ISBN-13: 9780897335362

Appalachian Mountain Girl is a delicate and wonderfully written autobiographical account of a formative years within the coalmine district of Depression-era Kentucky. With humor and warmth—but with no sentimentality—Rhoda Warren recounts the lives of those mining humans whose faith and kinfolk values buttressed and sustained them.

As a tender lady, Rhoda started to trap glimpses of the area outdoors her slim mountain neighborhood during the tales in True Confessions journal and the photographs within the Montgomery Ward catalog—which to her gave the impression of “visions of a fairy world.”  whilst Rhoda married and moved to a small city in ny nation, it appeared that her desires of a higher existence have been discovered. but scenes of Letcher continuously “hovered within the again roads of her memory.” while she revisited her fatherland, this time as a brand new Yorker, Rhoda chanced on that Letcher was once now not where of her memories.

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