Reading about West Virginia

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Reading about West Virginia

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1avaland
Muokkaaja: joulukuu 9, 2006, 10:00pm

2hailelib
Muokkaaja: joulukuu 10, 2006, 10:09am

October Sky, a Memoir by Homer Hickam for coal mining, growing up in West Virginia and glimpses of the early space program, written by the man who lived it.

3Sodapop
joulukuu 19, 2006, 10:46pm

I was going to recommend October Sky too but see that Hailelib beat me to it.

4aemilys
tammikuu 10, 2007, 9:57am

I suggest Pinckney Benedict who has written some excellent short stories. His novel Dogs of God is rather gripping and intense as well.

5roalcarlson
helmikuu 23, 2007, 1:40pm

Stories of Breece D'J Pankake Pankake was a University of Virginia student from West Virginia who committed suicide at an early age. His stories are truly striking.

6GoofyOcean110
helmikuu 23, 2007, 10:24pm

Jeanette Walls's memoir moves through various states along with her, but a good portion of what she writes about takes place in small town West Virginia. A real page-turner of a gem book coming out of a real tough life. The Glass Castle

7dchaikin
helmikuu 24, 2007, 6:03pm

bfertig:I was also thinking about posting The Glass Castle here. I couldn't decided because so much of it takes place in desert western US. But the WV parts are eye-opening.

8bookworm12
joulukuu 14, 2012, 2:59pm

Blood Feud is partially set in West Virginia. Here's a bunch of others too...

http://avidreader25.blogspot.com/2012/12/reading-states-west-virginia.html