Volume 23 No. 2

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"Too Odd for California: Incest and West Virginia in James M. Cain's The Butterfly" by Phillip Dubuisson Castille; an interview with David Huddle by Tal Stanley.

Reviews by John C. Inscoe (The Papers of Zebulon Baird Vance, Volume 2: 1863 ed. Joe A. Mobley), Michael Yarrow (Coal Miners' Wives: Portraits of Endurance by Carol A.B. Giesen), George Stevenson (High Hopes to High Walls: A Documentary History of Wise County, Virginia compiled by Larry A. Lawson and Edward L. Henson Jr.), Conrad Ostwalt (Appalachian Mountain Religion: A History by Deborah Vansau McCauley), Gordon B. McKinney (Inventing New England: Regional Tourism in the Nineteenth Century by Dona Brown), Roger V. Morrison (It Comes From the People: Community Development and Local Theology by Mary Ann Hinsdale, Helen M. Lewis, and S. Maxine Waller), Meredith Sue Willis (Come Go Home With Me: Stories by Sheila Kay Adams), Marc Harshman (The Life and Death of a Rural American High School: Farewell Little Kanawha by Alan J. DeYoung), William E. Lightfoot (Singing Cowboys and Musical Mountaineers: Southern Culture and the Roots of Country Music by Bill C. Malone), Terry E. Miller (The Sound of the Dove: Singing in Appalachian Primitive Baptist Churches by Beverly Bush Patterson), Steve Fisher (Justice in the Coalfields dir. Anne Lewis), and Jessica L. Kelley (Beyond Measure dir. Herb E. Smith).

Poetry by Frank X. Walker ("AWake" and "Affralachian"), P.J. Laska ("The Mason-Dixon Sutra"), and Mary Lucille DeBerry ("Child Life In Harrisville").

"Signs of the Times" and the "Chronicle."


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