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
$30.00
ISBN: 9781451617528
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
Published: Touchstone - March 5th, 2013

Boone: A Biography Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781565126152
Availability: Backordered at our warehouse
Published: Algonquin Books - September 23rd, 2008

Jackson County (Then & Now (Arcadia)) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780738567723
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - July 22nd, 2009

The Legend of Nance Dude Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780914875437
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
Published: Historical Images - January 1st, 1991

Our Southern Highlanders: Introduction By George Ellison Cover Image
By Horace Kephart, George Ellison (Contributions by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780870492037
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Univ Tennessee Press - December 6th, 1976

Tales from the Porch Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780978556006
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
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
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
Published: High Country Press - November 13th, 2009

Moonshiner's Daughter Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780578054209
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
Published: Doing Well Now Publishers - July 13th, 2010

Zoro's Field: My Life in the Appalachian Woods Cover Image
By Christopher Camuto (Foreword by)
$20.95
ISBN: 9780820328621
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of Georgia Press - September 1st, 2006

The Story of the Plott Hound: Strike & Stay Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781596292628
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: History Press (SC) - December 1st, 2007

North Carolina Atlas & Gazetteer Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780899332772
Availability: Out of Print: used copies probably available. Ask us.
Published: Delorme Mapping Company - May 1st, 2012

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Me and My Likker: The True Story of a Mountain Moonshiner Cover Image
$56.25
ISBN: 9781450733380
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
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
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
Published: University of North Carolina Press - May 31st, 2010

Sylva (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780738554112
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - September 1st, 2008

Hard Work: A Life On and Off the Court Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781565129597
Availability: Out of Print: used copies probably available. Ask us.
Published: Algonquin Books - November 3rd, 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
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
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
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
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
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
Published: Catch the Spirit of Appalachia - March 1st, 2012

Highlands (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780738554037
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
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
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
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
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
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
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
Published: History @ Hand - December 1st, 2003

From Ulster to Carolina: The Migration of the Scotch-Irish to Southwestern North Carolina Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780865262799
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: North Carolina Dept. of Cultural Resourc - January 1st, 1998

Smoky Mountain Tales Cover Image
By Mary Joan Williams, Jerri Strozier (Introduction By), David Davies (Editor)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780983729600
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
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
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
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
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
Published: Catch the Spirit of Appalachia Inc. - June 5th, 2007

Storied Stitches: Quilts and Coverlets of the Smokies Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9780937207680
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
Published: Great Smoky Mountains Association - June 10th, 2011

Per Usual, James Roy: Based on a True Story Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781439202395
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
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
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Pigeon River Press - January 1st, 2008

Holiday Catalog

There's a great variety of gift ideas in our Holiday Catalog... something for everyone on your list. Buy a book featured in our catalog and take 40% off on any other in-stock book of equal or lesser value.

We also have locally made items that would make great gifts! Jewelry from our very own Sara Hatton, handcrafted pens by Joshua Wilkey, and fine walking sticks by Steve Allen. Our holiday cards are also in stock and we do free gift wrapping!

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