Potato Branch: Sketches of Mountain Memories

Potato Branch: Sketches of Mountain Memories

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by Joe Richard Morgan, Carol Schell Bruckner
     
 

In this collection of poignant and richly detailed stories, Joe Morgan reveals the wonders and realities of growing up in the Blue Ridge Mountains in the 1930s and '40s. With neighbors and family so well characterized you'd think they were your own, Joe shows us the heart of Appalachian life-in a place called Potato Branch.

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In this collection of poignant and richly detailed stories, Joe Morgan reveals the wonders and realities of growing up in the Blue Ridge Mountains in the 1930s and '40s. With neighbors and family so well characterized you'd think they were your own, Joe shows us the heart of Appalachian life-in a place called Potato Branch.

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. . . delightful sketches of real people, places, and events . . . . The colorful, humorous, memorable, and sometimes eccentric characters become as animated as if you've known them all your life.
—Billy Arthur

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780914875208
Publisher:
Bright Mountain Books, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/01/1992
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

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B. J. Wagner
"Our stories are nothing less than the unfolding of our lives. Our thanks to Joe Morgan, who shared his own stories and gently led us into our own."--(B. J. Wagner, Director of the Chicago Area Writing Project)
Barbara Reynolds
". . . a real contribution to Americana . . . . It makes me think of Norman Rockwell, in whose work I take much pleasure."--(Dr. Barbara Reynolds, Cambridge University)

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