ON TROUBLESOME CREEK by James Still

ON TROUBLESOME CREEK

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KIRKUS REVIEW

There is a lovely quality to all he writes, indigenous wisdom, color and beauty, but once again this- like River of Earth, is semi-fictional, semi-autobiographical collection of episodes concerning his own Kentucky hill people. Here, in expressive, colloquial, lyrical mountain dialect, are scenes of boyhood and manhood, of life in the coal mining camps, of finding a homeplace, of a locust summer, a drummer medicine man, a molassess stir-off, a sparkin' scrape, and of other folks. Limited, I'm afraid.

Pub Date: Oct. 13th, 1941
Publisher: Viking