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Here are three stories from Sharon McCrumb's collection Foggy Mountain Breakdown. Included are Old Rattler, the story of an old man from the backwoods and a desperate woman and her missing daughter; Among My Souvenirs, the tale of a young woman and a rock star on his way down; and The Matchmaker, a story about a warped and dangerous man, his unwitting date, and a voyeur. U ...more
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Published March 1st 1998 by DH Audio
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Nicole Marble
Oct 08, 2007 Nicole Marble rated it 5 of 5 stars
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3 short stories - all quite different, all quite wonderful. First is a story about the Smoky Mountain area. Then a story where we hear how a murderer thinks. And then the story of a clever coctail waitress that will remind you of an O'Henry story. So far, Mccrumb can do no wrong! A superior writer!
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F Excellent Short Stories that take place in the Appalachian region.
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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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