Appalachian History, Biography, Folklife

Here is a selection of some of our most popular, regional, non-fiction titles:
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The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781451617528
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Published: Touchstone Books - March 5th, 2013

Boone: A Biography Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781565126152
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Published: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill - September 23rd, 2008

Jackson County Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780738567723
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - July 22nd, 2009

The Legend of Nance Dude Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780914875437
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Published: Historical Images - January 1991

Our Southern Highlanders: Introduction by George Ellison Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780870492037
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Published: Univ Tennessee Press - December 6th, 1976

Tales from the Porch Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780978556006
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Published: Porch Tales Publications - August 11th, 2006

Fly Fishing in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park: An Insider’s Guide to a Pursuit of Passion Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781935342083
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Published: High Country Press - November 13th, 2009

Moonshiner's Daughter Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780578054209
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Published: Doing Well Now Publishers - July 13th, 2010

Zoro's Field: My Life in the Appalachian Woods Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780820328621
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Published: University of Georgia Press - September 2006

The Story of the Plott Hound: Strike & Stay Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781596292628
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Published: History Press (SC) - December 2007

North Carolina Atlas & Gazetteer Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780899332772
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Published: Delorme Mapping Company - May 2012

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Me and My Likker: The True Story of a Mountain Moonshiner Cover Image
$56.25
ISBN: 9781450733380
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Published: Regina Sutton - March 16th, 2010

Decoration Day in the Mountains: Traditions of Cemetery Decoration in the Southern Appalachians Cover Image
$36.00
ISBN: 9780807833971
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - May 31st, 2010

Sylva Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780738554112
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - September 2008

Hard Work: A Life on and Off the Court Cover Image
By Roy Williams, Tim Crothers (With), John Grisham (Foreword by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781565129597
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Published: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill - November 1st, 2009

$28.00
SKU: B-DaddyM

Echoes Across the Blue Ridge: Stories, Essays and Poems By Writers Living in and Inspired by the Southern Appalachian Mountains Cover Image
By Nancy Simpson (Editor), Robert Morgan (Introduction By), Kathryn Stripling Byer (Contributor)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781450701525
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Published: Winding Path Publishing - July 6th, 2010

Mountain Born: A Recollection of Life and Language in Western North Carolina Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780871525666
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Published: The Reprint Company - December 1st, 2009

African Americans of Jackson County: From Slavery to Integration, a Pictorial History Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780975302361
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Published: Catch the Spirit of Appalachia - March 1st, 2012

Highlands Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780738554037
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - July 28th, 2008

Ulster and North America: Transatlantic Perspectives on the Scotch Irish Cover Image
By H. Blethen (Editor), T. G. Fraser (Foreword by), Curtis W. Wood Jr (Editor)
$35.00
ISBN: 9780817311353
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Published: University Alabama Press - June 11th, 2001

Eastern Cougar: Historic Accounts, Scientific Investigations, New Evidence Cover Image
By Chris Bolgiano (Editor), Jerry Roberts (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780811732185
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Published: Stackpole Books - July 27th, 2005

The Man Who Lived on Main Street: Stories By and About Sol Schulman Cover Image
By Jan Schochet (Editor), Sharon Fahrer (Editor)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780974642406
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Published: History @ Hand - December 1st, 2003

From Ulster to Carolina: The Migration of the Scotch-Irish to Southwestern North Carolina Cover Image
$9.00
ISBN: 9780865262799
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Published: North Carolina Dept. of Cultural Resourc - January 1998

Smoky Mountain Tales Cover Image
By Mary Joan Williams, Jerri Strozier (Introduction By), David Davies (Editor)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780983729600
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Published: Life Stories, Inc. - September 15th, 2011

Standing on the Promises: The History of Cullowhee Baptist Church, November 1821-2011 Cover Image
By Dianne Yount (Editor)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780983738220
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Published: Catch the Spirit of Appalachia - November 19th, 2011

Oneal's Memories: Living Five Generations in the Great Smoky Mountains Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780975302392
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Published: Catch the Spirit of Appalachia Inc. - June 5th, 2007

Storied Stitches: Quilts and Coverlets of the Smokies Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9780937207680
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Published: Great Smoky Mountains Association - June 10th, 2011

Per Usual, James Roy: Based on a True Story Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781439202395
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Published: Booksurge Publishing - November 17th, 2008

At the Foot of Cold Mountain: Sunburst and the Universalists at Inman's Chapel Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781607254232
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Published: Pigeon River Press - January 1st, 2008

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