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Homeplace : a southern town, a country legend, and the last days of a mountaintop honky-tonk

Author: John Lingan
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the tradition of Joe Bageant's Deer Hunting With Jesus and J.D. Vance's Hillbilly Elegy, an intimate account of social change, country music, and a vanishing way of life as a Shenandoah town collides with the twenty-first century"--
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lingan, John.
Homeplace.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018
(DLC) 2018020026
Named Person: Jim McCoy
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Lingan
ISBN: 9780544932531 0544932536
OCLC Number: 1032289019
Description: xvi, 251 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Blue Ridge country king --
A closer walk with thee --
Resistance --
A museum and a mountaintop --
How to build a city --
Toxically pure --
They'll have to carry me out --
Better neighbors --
Blessed to be gray.
Responsibility: John Lingan.

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"In the tradition of Joe Bageant's Deer Hunting With Jesus and J.D. Vance's Hillbilly Elegy, an intimate account of social change, country music, and a vanishing way of life as a Shenandoah town collides with the twenty-first century"--

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