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Every Leaf a Mirror: A Jim Wayne Miller Reader

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Jim Wayne Miller (1936--1996) was a prolific writer, a revered teacher and scholar, and a pioneer in the field of Appalachian studies. During his thirty-three-year tenure at Western Kentucky University, he helped build programs in the discipline in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Ohio, and worked tirelessly to promote regional voices by presenting the work of others as often as ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published October 6th 2014 by University Press of Kentucky (first published January 1st 2014)
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Phyllis
Nov 01, 2014 Phyllis rated it it was amazing
Every Leaf a Mirror: A Jim Wayne Miller Reader is a marvelous compilation of some of Miller's essays, poems, interviews, etc.
It does a fine job of making some of his best work available to the public.

Miller was a top-notch scholar and an advocate for the literature of Appalachia. I'm delighted to have this concise volume for my Appalachian collection. It will be a valuable resource for teachers and scholars.
Elaine Fowler
Nov 21, 2016 Elaine Fowler rated it it was amazing
Beautifully chosen pieces--poetry, fiction, essay, interview--by one of central Appalachia's most important writers.
Rita Quillen
Nov 10, 2015 Rita Quillen rated it it was amazing
Every Leaf A Mirror: A Jim Wayne Miller Reader. Morris Allen Grubbs and Mary Ellen Miller, Eds. University Press of Kentucky, 2014. 234 pages
Everyone who is connected to the Appalachian region in any way must read Every Leaf A Mirror: A Jim Wayne Miller Reader, the new compilation of the best work of one of the region’s most important writers, teachers and scholars. Had cancer not taken him far too soon, Jim Wayne Miller would have lived to see one of his dreams realized: a region spilling over
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I read this for my Kentucky Literature class. It was so refreshing to read poetry I enjoyed reading.
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