Snowbird Gravy and Dishpan Pie

Mountain People Recall

By Patsy Moore Ginns

223 pp., 5.5 x 9

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-7853-8
    Published: November 2011
  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-1037-5
    Published: January 2013

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In their own picturesque speech, an older generation of men and women in North Carolina paint a vivid image of home and family life in the southern Appalachian mountains around the turn of the century. Dozens of contributors share their wisdom and memories in stories of country hospitality, blackgum toothbrushes, foxhunting, candy stews, jerk coffee, hangings, feuds, and mountain philosophy. A final chapter is devoted to mountain tales and ghost stories. Illustrated by J. L. Osborne, Jr. and originally published in 1982.

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