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by Lee Smith,Hal Crowther,Silas House
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Foreword by Lee Smith. The university press of kentucky. The oral narratives in this book reflect the experiences and opinions of the interviewees and do not necessarily reflect the views of the authors or the University Press of Kentucky. This book is printed on acid-free recycled paper meeting the requirements of the American National Standard for Permanence in Paper for Printed Library Materials. Manufactured in the United States of America. Member of the Association of.
Silas House And Jason Howard. Among the heroes who inspired this book are Ollie The Widow Combs, Dan Gibson, Judy Hensley, Aunt Molly Jackson, Florence King, Florence Reece, Bill Strode, and Nellie Woolum. Among the heroes who inspired this book are Ollie The Widow Combs, Dan Gibson, Judy Hensley, Aunt Molly Jackson, Florence King, Florence Reece, Bill Strode, and Nellie Woolum ved by the dedication of the more than 1,200 people who participated in I Love Mountains Day 2008; we extend all of them our gratitude
Silas House and Jason Howard are experts on the history of resistance in Appalachia, the legacy of exploitation .
Silas House and Jason Howard are experts on the history of resistance in Appalachia, the legacy of exploitation of the region's natural resources, and area's unique culture and landscape. This lyrical and informative text provides a critical perspective on a powerful industry. The cumulative effect of these stories is stunning and powerful.
Silas House and Jason Howard are both sons of Appalachia, their family lives intertwined with coal mining. Something’s Risingbears witness to the people they love and the lives they have lived-and still live, with great courage, right here in Appalachia.
Taken together, these voices stand as a testament of what it means to be an Appalachian and demonstrate the value of preserving a culture's history and spirit through the stories of its people. The authors have chosen twelve unique voices including Jean Ritchie, the "mother of folk," who doesn't let her eighty-six years slow down her fighting spirit; Judy Bonds, a tough-talking coal miner's daughter; Kathy Mattea, the beloved country singer who believes that cooperation is the key to the batt≤ Larry Bush, who doesn't back down even when speeding.
Silas House and Jason Howard each read an expert from their book Something’s Rising: Appalachians Fighting Mountaintop Removal (University Press of Kentucky; March 16, 2009). The authors, Kentucky natives, are activists in the movement against mountaintop removal mining. They collected stories of the generations-long fight to prevent what they call the destruction of their land and their way of life, for the sake of the coal industry. Then Erik Reece spoke about mining and energy policy. Silas House is a bestselling novelist whose non-fiction has been published in Newsday, among others
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Silas House, Jason Howard, Lee Smith
Silas House, Jason Howard, Lee Smith. Like an old-fashioned hymn sung in rounds, Something's Rising gives a stirring voice to the lives, culture, and determination of the people fighting the destructive practice of mountaintop removal in the coalfields of central Appalachia. Developed as an alternative to strip mining, mountaintop removal mining consists of blasting.
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