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Joanne L. Yeck

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After earning her doctorate in cinema studies at the University of Southern California, Joanne taught and wrote about film history for many years. She is the author of dozens of articles about Classic Hollywood and the co-author of Movie Westerns and Our Movie Heritage. In 1995, she followed her family roots to central Virginia where she fell head over heels in love with Buckingham County. Today, her love for Virginia, especially Buckingham County, has translated into a full-time occupation. The results include "At a Place Called Buckingham" . . . Historic Sketches of Buckingham County, Virginia (Slate River Press, 2011), The Jefferson Brothers (Slate River Press, 2012), and "At a Place Called Buckingham" ~ Volume Two (Slate River Press, 20 ...more

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My newest book about Buckingham County, Virginia, "At a Place Called Buckingham" ~ Volume Two, is now available online at Braughler Books: http://braughlerbooks.com/store/index...
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