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Marilou Awiakta
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Abiding Appalachia: Where Mountain and Atom Meet

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Does humanity have enough reverence for life to cope with the atom? Poet Marilou Awiakta poses this question in this book, which was first published in 1978, shortly before the nuclear accident at Three Mile Island. Fusing her Cherokee/Appalachian heritage with the experience of growing up on the atomic frontier in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Awiakta explores humanity's dilemma ...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published August 10th 2006 by Pocahontas Pr (first published 1978)
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This book covers a little-known town that worked on the atom. Fascinating!
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