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Growing up in Appalachia

Growing up in Appalachia

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Published by Microfilming Corp. of America in Glen Rock, N.J .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDora Barnett.
SeriesThe Appalachian oral history project of the Alice Lloyd College, Appalachian State University, Emory and Henry College, and Lees Junior College ;, no. 20, New York Times oral history program
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 49530 (F)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
PaginationOn reel 1 of 2 microfilm reels
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3224270M
LC Control Number83135101

  This book is a wonderful addition to your collections of Christmas books or Appalachian books. It is also a wonderful Christmas gift for those who love to remember and work to preserve the Appalachia of their childhood. It is well worth reading and will take nearly every reader back to some wonderful memory from your growing up : Roger D. Hicks.   Growing up in southern West Virginia in the ‘60s and ‘70s, Jeff Mann first came to terms with his sexual identity in the pages of Patricia Nell Warren’s “The Front Runner.” His favorite teacher, who confided to him that she was a lesbian, lent him the Author: Anna Patrick.

Smith was born and raised in Appalachia — in Greene County, Penn., the far southwest corner of the state. She now lives about odd miles north in Pittsburgh, where she spoke to NPR about her book.   Ian Bates is photographing a group of Appalachian teenagers coping with a tough economy. The project, “Growing Up Lost in Appalachia,” is now the first installment of an exploration of his generation’s experiences growing up amid high unemployment and .

Growing Up in the Backwoods and the Importance of Being Wild Readers are drawn deep into the experience of living in Appalachia with topics such as marginalization of its people and the environmental degradation it has endured over the years. left one without meaning or presence. Growing up we did not use terms like “hillbilly.   I was born in Appalachia in the s and grew up in the small city of Newark, Ohio. When I was 9, my parents divorced. My mom became a single mother of .


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And I think, in a lot of ways, I wanted to write this book to tease out some of the contradictions and expose some of the things that are both beautiful and really troubling about the place. I feel very aware of how easy it is to objectify Appalachian places — even for me, as someone.

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Many Appalachian youth express concern about poverty and unemployment, the effectiveness of the educational system, and the national opioid and prescription drug abuse epidemic that has disrupted families and young lives.

In rural Appalachia, there’s long been a perception that to be successful, young people must leave the mountains.