The Appalachians

The Appalachians : America's First and Last Frontier

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A beautifully produced companion volume to the public television documentary, The Appalachians fills the void in information about the region, offering a rich portrait of its history and its legacy in music, literature, and film.

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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 186 x 230 x 20mm | 859.99g
  • West Virginia University Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1935978969
  • 9781935978961
  • 2,140,035

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"With "The Appalachians," Mari-Lynn Evans set out to explore the world of her forebears -- a world her grandparents had taught her to be proud of, but one she wanted to discover for herself before its culture faded any further. She came back with a definitive portrait of this gorgeous and little known American frontier that comes to life in her PBS series, and in a way, even more so in this accompanying volume."Michael Shnayerson, author of "Coal River" and contributing editor to "Vanity Fair" "

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About Holly George-Warren

Mari-Lynn is Executive Producer of many films including "Coal Country" for Discovery Planet Green. Robert Santelli is the author of seven books, including "The Big Book of Blues," and is the coeditor of" American Roots Music." Holly George-Warren served from 1993 to 2001 as editor of" Rolling Stone" Press, where she oversaw the creation of forty books, including "The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock & Roll."

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