Our Southern Highlanders

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No other book on the Southern Appalachians is more widely known or cited.  

"Awonderful book. I like it especially for its color and anecdotes. It is a classic, not only for its accuracy and breadth of insights into the people of the region, but because these people themselves are so interesting and strong."
—Annie Dillard, author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

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Overview

No other book on the Southern Appalachians is more widely known or cited.  

"Awonderful book. I like it especially for its color and anecdotes. It is a classic, not only for its accuracy and breadth of insights into the people of the region, but because these people themselves are so interesting and strong."
—Annie Dillard, author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780870492037
  • Publisher: University of Tennessee Press
  • Publication date: 12/28/1976
  • Edition description: 1
  • Pages: 530
  • Sales rank: 525,759
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Before coming the mountains, Horace Kephart (1862-1931) served as librarian of the prestigious Mercantile Library in St. Loius. His significant work, however, was done after he came to live in the Southern Appalachians in 1904. He played important roles in the establishment of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Appalachian Trail.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2000

    THE UNTOLD ENCHANTED HISTORY OF APPALACHIA

    After reading many books on appalachian history and adventuous pioneers of the smoky mountain region. I beleive Horace Kephart made his life a signature in writing this book,it is so vivid in detail that you will feel just as he did in his experieces. The only way to know what I am describing is to experience this word of marvel called OUR SOUTHERN HIGHLANDERS.

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