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Tales from sacred wind : coming of age in Appalachia : the Cratis Williams chronicles

Author: Cratis D Williams
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2003.
Series: Contributions to southern Appalachian studies, 8.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is an edited compilation of his memories of his childhood. Included are the stories "The Double Murder at Sledges," "Preacher Lang Gets Drunk," "My Schoolmates at Middle Caines Creek School," "I See a Baptism," "Ye Offspring of Vipers," "Taking Thanksgiving at Big Creek," and "My Tonsillectomy.""--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Williams, Cratis D.
Tales from sacred wind.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2003
(OCoLC)608426278
Named Person: Cratis D Williams
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cratis D Williams
ISBN: 0786414901 9780786414901
OCLC Number: 51274293
Description: xi, 444 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 In the Beginning 29 --
Chapter 2 Growing Up in Sacred Wind 84 --
Chapter 3 Beyond the Big Sandy ... and Home Again 126 --
Chapter 4 In the Family Spirit(s) 190 --
Chapter 5 A Day's Ride by Mule to High School 239 --
Chapter 6 Moving on to College and the "Big World" ... and Beginning to Look Back 342 --
Appendix A Family Expressions and Comments 411 --
Appendix B My Schoolmates at Middle Caines Creek School (District 49), 1917-1924 421 --
Appendix C At the University of Kentucky 427 --
Appendix D Some of Cratis Williams's Kin 429.
Series Title: Contributions to southern Appalachian studies, 8.
Responsibility: Cratis D. Williams.

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Prior to his death in 1985, Cratis Williams was a leading scholar of and spokesperson for Appalachian life and literature and a pioneer of the Appalachian studies movement. This book is an edited  Read more...

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