Volume 39 No. 1-2

Volume: 
39
Number: 
1-2
Issue: 
Fall-Winter
Year: 
2012
Price: 
$20 each

Forget Beauty by Katy Giebenhain poetry... 5

Signs of the Times... 6

The Poets...21

Letters to the Editor by Jamie Ross and Ross Spears, Barbara Ellen Smith, Steve Fisher, Emily Satterwhite, and Phillip Obermiller... 22

Midwife by Kathy Whitson poetry...27

Light (For Lucille Clifton) by Glenis Redmond poetry...34

Churn by Glenis Redmond poetry...35

Comfort Food by Glenis Redmond poetry...35

“Do What Lights Your Fire”: An Interview with Ron Lewis by Ashley Brewer, Donna Corriher, Jesse Edgerton, Hannah Furgiuele, Coty Hogue, Rebecca Jones, Blaze Edward Pappas, Shannon Perry, with Patricia D. Beaver... 36

Animal Husbandry by Leatha Kendrick poetry...55

Industrialization’s Threat to Vocational Calling in Denise Giardina’s Storming Heaven by Martha Greene Eads...56

Miss Hydraulic Fracturing by Katy Giebenhain poetry...71

Gay Liberation Comes to Appalachian State University (1969-1979) by Kathryn Staley...72

“The Place You Go to Tell the Truth”: Gender in Irene McKinney’s Vivid Companion by Boyd Creasman... 92

Health Insurance in the USA by Katy Giebenhain poetry... 106

Apron by Kathy Whitson poetry... 107

Grooves in the Record: An Interview with Crystal Wilkinson by Ashley Brewer, Donna Corriher, Jesse Edgerton, Hannah Furgiuele, Coty Hogue, Rebecca Jones, Blaze Edward Pappas, Shannon Perry, with Patricia D. Beaver... 108

On Reading Cormac McCarthy’s The Road by Harold Branam poetry...125

Review Essays

Willa Cather’s Sapphira And The Slave Girl in Appalachian Context: A Review Essay by John C. Inscoe...126

Southern West Virginia and the Contradiction of Coal: A Review Essay on Rebecca R. Scott’s Removing Mountains by J. Todd Nesbitt...136

Seasonal Disorders: Deep Gap by Lynn Doyle poetry...141

Winter Triptych by John York poetry... 142

Squirrel Woman by John York poetry...145

“Trying to Put Socks on an Octopus”: Reviewing James Agee by Donald Secreast...146

Moments of Grace on Fields and Streams in Don Johnson’s Here and Gone by David L. Vanderwerken... 150

Reviews

Thomas Dublin on Deep Down: A Story from the Heart of Coal Country, directed by Jen Gilomen and Sally Rubin...158

Paul Salstrom on Managing the Mountains: Land Use Planning, the New Deal, and the Creation of the Federal Landscape in Appalachia by Sara M. Gregg...159

Roberta M. Campbell on To Right These Wrongs: The North Carolina Fund and the Battle to End Poverty and Inequality in 1960s America by Robert R. Korstad and James L. Leloudis and Freedom on the Border: An Oral History of the Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky by Catherine Fosl and Tracy E. K’Meyer...62

Glenna H. Graves on Work and Faith in the Kentucky Coal Fields: Subject to Dust by Richard J. Callahan, Jr...165

Carl Lindahl on Tales of Kentucky Ghosts by William Lynwood Montell...166

John Lang on Ancestors and Others: New and Selected Stories by Fred Chappell... 168

Sharon Hatfield on Goosetown: Reconstructing an Akron Neighborhood by Joyce Dyer... 171

Shannon Perry on Belonging: A Culture of Place by bell hooks...172

Amy Tipton Cortner on I Wonder As I Wander: The Life of John Jacob Niles by Ron Pen...175

Jim Minick on Waking by Ron Rash...177

Diane Simmons on Out of the Mountains: Appalachian Stories by Meredith Sue Willis...179

Christina Bolgiano on The Blueberry Years: A Memoir of Farm and Family by Jim Minick...181

Jeff Mann on The Un-Natural State: Arkansas and the Queer South by Brock Thompson...182

Theresa L. Burriss on Finding Sara: A Daughter’s Journey by Margaret Edds...184

John Lang on Understanding Charles Wright by Joe Moffett... 186

Steven E. Nash on A Mountaineer in Motion: The Memoir of Dr. Abraham Jobe, 1817-1906, edited by David C. Hsiung... 188

Chris Green on Appalachian Journal Edition of The Southern Mountaineer in Fact and Fiction by Cratis D. Williams... 189

The Lines Beneath by Denton Loving poetry...192

To Be Chosen, Not by Denton Loving poetry...193

Chronicle...194

Appalachia By The Numbers........................................................................................................................ 202

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Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608
phone: 828-262-4072
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