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: 3.91 · 52,278 ratings · 3,266 reviews · 90 distinct works · Similar authors
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“Romulan or Vulcan?' the ushers asked each guest.

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.”
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“Boondocks' is simply the Tagalog word for mountains.”
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