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50 Books Set in Appalachia

There's no other place like Appalachia. In literature, the mountains are characters themselves. Here are 50 books that celebrate and showcase the good, the bad, and the beauty of them there hills.
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Cold Mountain
Cold Mountain
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Christy
Christy
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Prodigal Summer
Prodigal Summer
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Trampoline (Robert Gipe)
Trampoline (Robert Gipe)
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Serena
Serena
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A Walk in the Woods
A Walk in the Woods
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If I Ever Return, Pretty Peggy-O
If I Ever Return, Pretty Peggy-O
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The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter (Sharyn McCrumb)
The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter (Sharyn McCrumb)
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She Walks These Hills (Sharyn McCrumb)
She Walks These Hills (Sharyn McCrumb)
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The Rosewood Casket (Sharyn McCrumb)
The Rosewood Casket (Sharyn McCrumb)
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The Ballad of Frankie Silver (Sharyn McCrumb)
The Ballad of Frankie Silver (Sharyn McCrumb)
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The Songcatcher (Sharyn McCrumb)
The Songcatcher (Sharyn McCrumb)
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Ghost Riders (Sharyn McCrumb)
Ghost Riders (Sharyn McCrumb)
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The Devil Amongst the Lawyers (Sharyn McCrumb)
The Devil Amongst the Lawyers (Sharyn McCrumb)
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The Ballad of Tom Dooley (Sharyn McCrumb)
The Ballad of Tom Dooley (Sharyn McCrumb)
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King's Mountain (McCrumb, Sharyn)
King's Mountain (McCrumb, Sharyn)
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Nora Bonesteel's Christmas Past (Sharyn McCrumb)
Nora Bonesteel's Christmas Past (Sharyn McCrumb)
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Prayers the Devil Answers (Sharyn McCrumb)
Prayers the Devil Answers (Sharyn McCrumb)
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Gap Creek
Gap Creek
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Fair and Tender Ladies (Lee Smith)
Fair and Tender Ladies (Lee Smith)
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21
The Glass Castle
The Glass Castle
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The Hunger Games (Suzanne Collins)
The Hunger Games (Suzanne Collins)
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The Dollmaker
The Dollmaker
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Clay's Quilt (Silas House)
Clay's Quilt (Silas House)
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Me and Daddy Listen to Bob Marley (Ann Pancake)
Me and Daddy Listen to Bob Marley (Ann Pancake)
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Over the Plain Houses (Julia Franks)
Over the Plain Houses (Julia Franks)
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Strange as This Weather Has Been (Ann Pancake)
Strange as This Weather Has Been (Ann Pancake)
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Deliverance
Deliverance
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Look Homeward, Angel
Look Homeward, Angel
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Oral History by Lee Smith
Oral History by Lee Smith
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Bloodroot (Amy Greene)
Bloodroot (Amy Greene)
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A Parchment of Leaves (Silas House)
A Parchment of Leaves (Silas House)
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33
Where the Lilies Bloom
Where the Lilies Bloom
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Storming Heaven (Denise Giardina)
Storming Heaven (Denise Giardina)
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Thirteen Moons (Charles Frazier)
Thirteen Moons (Charles Frazier)
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Child of God
Child of God
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Ellen Foster
Ellen Foster
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A Death in the Family
A Death in the Family
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Coal Miner's Daughter (Loretta Lynn)
Coal Miner's Daughter (Loretta Lynn)
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Saving Grace
Saving Grace
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