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How Blue Are the Ridges

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In the midst of the Great Depression, the people of the Blue Ridge Mountains are as colorful and unforgettable as their home. Strong, intelligent, and kind, they are a force to be reckoned with. They are determined, unyielding, and tough when challenged, and they do what is needed to protect what is theirs. They live off the land and love their music, barn dances, and ...more
Paperback, 604 pages
Published July 12th 2013 by iUniverse
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Michele
Dec 15, 2013 Michele rated it it was amazing
This is a story about the Depression years and how a young man and his friends manage to overcome the poverty that has plagued them most of their lives living in the Blue Ridge Mountains. A lot of the book is about life in the mountains and how it was lived and probably still is. It is a story about family and friends and the trust each and everyone of them puts in the Almighty-Church is one of the most important parts of their lives. It is also the story about how Moonshine pitted these ...more
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Jan 18, 2016 Mary rated it really liked it
Interesting look at the moonshine culture of the Blue Ridge Mountains as well as the Depression Era. Part history lesson, part novel. Don't let the 600 pages deter you. Definitely worth reading!
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