Issue Volume: 25Number: 3Issue: SpringYear: 1998Price: $10 each Contents "The Origins and Fortunes of Negativity: The West Virginia Worlds of Kromer, Pancake and Benedict" by Angela B. Freeman. "Brent Kennedy's Melungeons": "The Melungeons Become a Race" by David Henige, "A Response to Henige" by Darlene Wilson, and "Henige Answers Wilson." "The Ballads of Sharyn McCrumb" by Meredith Sue Willis. "Appalachian Odysseus: Love, War, and Best-Sellerdom in the Blue Ridge," by John C. Inscoe. Poetry by Richard Hague ("Where Drunk Men Go"). Reviews by Jim Sessions (In the Hands of a Happy God: The "No-Hellers" of Central Appalachia by Howard Dorgan) and William J. Schafer (The Good Brother by Chris Offutt) . "Signs of the Times" and the "Chronicle."