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Allen To Sign Memoir – Brevard NC


Janis Allen

What was it like in 1916, to live in the Pink Beds in what became Pisgah National Forest? In "Stories from a Sandy Mush Girl," you'll learn how loggers' families lived in the wild and how they got their food, supplies, and mail where there were no roads up the mountain, just a railroad. Hilarious and touching, this is an engaging memoir of sometimes eccentric North Carolina mountain families who lived hard-scrabble but optimistic lives in these mountains. Follow their paths to the cotton mills when logging was discontinued here, and their brave and tender stories through the depression and...

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