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Appalachia Mountain Folklore

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The mountains of the Appalachia abound with tales of ghosts and mysterious places. Covering 16 counties, 40 spine-tingling stories will have you traveling the roads and paths of those who have walked before you and listening to their sorrowful tales. Along the way, visit The Hanging Tree in Cabarrus County, Battle Mansion in Buncombe County, Green River Plantation in Ruthe ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published December 28th 2012 by Schiffer Publishing (first published November 28th 2012)
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This is a cool collection of old Appalachian folklore broken up by the counties that they were originally from. Pretty interesting stuff. Worth looking at, for sure.
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Mar 21, 2013 Gail Gentry rated it it was amazing
I'm no stranger to the great fiction stories this author weaves, having read all his books, however this is my first time reading him as a non-fiction author. It's not easy when an author is use to writing one type of genre to switch to another without the writing being a little weak but I am happy to say this is not the case with Appalachia Mountain Folklore. You can read and feel the research that went into the stories. The pictures of the scenes, though not needed to visualize, aid in lending ...more
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