Books

The Bald Truth

The Bald Truth

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Paging through Amy Duernberger’s recently published book — Exploring the Southern Appalachian Grassy Balds — one can almost hear Julie Andrews singing “The Hills…

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Barber Pole Blues

Barber Pole Blues

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Piedmont lawyer Mike Lassiter spent six years and 30,000 miles chronicling the state of Small Town America, North Carolina-style. Photographing old hardware stores, diners,…

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Falling Into Place

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In his O. Henry Award-winning short story “Speckle Trout,” Ron Rash writes of the mountain fish’s “water-flesh” gleaming like mica in “spring-flow gaps.” A…

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