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6 edition of Abiding Appalachia found in the catalog.

Abiding Appalachia

Where Mountain and Atom Meet

by Marilou Awiakta

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Published by Pocahontas Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Appalachian Region, Southern,
  • Cherokee Indians,
  • Mountain life,
  • Poetry

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8336505M
    ISBN 100916078388
    ISBN 109780916078386

      Sidney Saylor Farr is a former editor of Appalachian Heritage and a former Berea College staff member. Her writing has appeared in Mountain Life & Work, Appalachian Journal, Organic Gardening, and other publications. Among her books are More Than Moonshine: Appalachian Recipes and Recollections and Table Talk: Appalachian Meals and : Sidney Saylor Farr.   The acclaimed author of The Underground Railroad () follows up with a leaner, meaner saga of Deep South captivity set in the midth century and fraught with horrors more chilling for being based on true-life atrocities.. Elwood Curtis is a law-abiding, teenage paragon of rectitude, an avid reader of encyclopedias and after-school worker diligently overcoming hardships that come from Author: Kim Michele Richardson.

    - Explore applaw's board "Books About Appalachia" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Books, Books to read and Appalachian mountains pins. Over the course of her career as a writer, she has blended these seemingly disparate influences in her writing on environmental and social issues in such books as Abiding Appalachia: Where Mountain and Atom Meet and Selu: Seeking the Corn-Mother’s Wisdom.

    Books shelved as appalachian-women-writers: Big Girl by Lee Smith, Guests on Earth by Lee Smith, Something in the wind by Lee Smith, The Gifts of Imperfe. Marilou Awiakta (born Janu in Knoxville, Tennessee) is a poet whose perspective fuses her Cherokee, Scots-Irish, and Appalachian heritage with experiences of growing up in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, on the atomic frontier. She is internationally known for her poetry and cultural mater: University of Tennessee B.A. magna cum .


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At the University of California, Riverside, the poem "Motheroot" from Abiding Appalachia is lined and inlaid in one border of a walkway in the Fine Arts Mall. The other border is a lined quote from Virgil. Quality Paperback Book Club offered Awiakta's third book, Selu: Seeking the Corn Mother's Wisdom, as a selection in /5(2).

Abiding Appalachia book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Does humanity have enough reverence for life to cope with the ato /5.

At the University of California, Riverside, the poem "Motheroot" from Abiding Appalachia is lined and inlaid in one border of a walkway in the Fine Arts Mall.

The other border is a lined quote from Virgil. Quality Paperback Book Club offered Awiakta's third book, Selu: Seeking the Corn Mother's Wisdom, as a selection in Cited by: 6. Abiding Appalachia, Where Mountain and Atom Meet [Marilou Bonham Thompson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Book by Thompson, Marilou BonhamCited by: 6. Abiding Appalachia: Where mountain and atom meet Hardcover – January 1, by Marilou Awiakta (Author)5/5(2).

Poet Marilou Awiakta poses this question in this book, which was first published inshortly before the nuclear accident at Three Mile Island. Fusing her Cherokee/Appalachian heritage with the experience of growing up on the atomic frontier in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Awiakta explores humanity's dilemma -- and hope -- through the legendary.

With the inclusion of occasional black-and-white photographic illustrations and featuring a newly reformatted text, "Abiding Appalachia: Where Mountain And Atom Meet" continues to showcase Marilou Awiakta's distinctive and highly recommended poetry which deftly meshes her Cherokee-Appalachian heritage with her experiences growing up in Oak ridge, Tennessee in the newly emerging.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: St. Luke's Press, Description: xiv, 65 pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. In regard to Abiding Appalachia, I felt that I needed to look up more about the author, Marilou Awiakta, and where she came from.

In her poems, she references her indian heritage. Not only is Awiakta an Appalachian Indian, she is a Cherokee Indian as well. She wrote this book of poems after the nuclear incident in Three Mile Island after.

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