Sharyn McCrumb





Sharyn McCrumb


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in Wilmington, North Carolina, The United States
February 26, 1948

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Sharyn McCrumb is an American writer whose books celebrate the history and folklore of Appalachia. Educated at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Virginia Tech, she has also taught Appalachian studies. She is married to David McCrumb, a corporate environmental director, and has two children, Laura and Spencer.
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Average rating: 3.93 · 64,412 ratings · 4,021 reviews · 93 distinct works · Similar authors
The Hangman's Beautiful Dau...

4.02 avg rating — 3,340 ratings — published 1992 — 15 editions
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She Walks These Hills (Ball...

4.06 avg rating — 3,216 ratings — published 1994 — 15 editions
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The Ballad of Frankie Silve...

3.98 avg rating — 3,003 ratings — published 1997 — 21 editions
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The Rosewood Casket (Ballad...

4.04 avg rating — 2,756 ratings — published 1991 — 17 editions
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If Ever I Return, Pretty Pe...

3.94 avg rating — 2,680 ratings — published 1990 — 8 editions
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The Songcatcher (Ballad, #6)

4.01 avg rating — 2,114 ratings — published 2001 — 16 editions
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If I'd Killed Him When I Me...

3.86 avg rating — 1,814 ratings — published 1995 — 11 editions
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The Ballad of Tom Dooley (B...

3.58 avg rating — 1,991 ratings — published 2011 — 14 editions
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Bimbos of the Death Sun (Ja...

3.71 avg rating — 1,995 ratings — published 1987 — 13 editions
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Ghost Riders (Ballad, #7)

3.92 avg rating — 1,430 ratings — published 2003 — 16 editions
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Marion, who had been poised to say 'friends of the bride' had responded to the question with an open-mouthed stare, and Jay Omega answered, 'Klingon!" which got them seats in the back row of the Romulan side.”
Sharyn McCrumb, Bimbos of the Death Sun

“It couldn't be the beer. Donnie McRory was certain of that. If you sent American beer out to be analyzed, the lab would probably phone up and say, 'Your horse has diabetes.”
Sharyn McCrumb, Bimbos of the Death Sun
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“Boondocks' is simply the Tagalog word for mountains.”
Sharyn McCrumb, The Devil Amongst the Lawyers

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