Reading about West Virginia

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Reading about West Virginia

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Muokkaaja: joulukuu 9, 2006, 10:00pm

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.

joulukuu 19, 2006, 10:46pm

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

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.

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.

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

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.

joulukuu 14, 2012, 2:59pm

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