The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek (Large Print / Library Binding)

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The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek (Large Print / Library Binding)


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“I loved this wonderful story about Cussy Mary, a pack horse librarian in eastern Kentucky in the 1930s and one of the last of the blue-skinned people of that area. As Cussy faces pressure to marry and difficulties maintaining her arduous book route through twisty and dangerous mountain passes, she earns the respect of the mountain people she serves so faithfully. Beautifully written and heartbreaking at times, this is a story I will never forget.”
— Mary Patterson, The Little Bookshop, Midlothian, VA

Staff Reviews

This book is a memorable journey into a forgotten chapter of American history.

— Mechio

Inspired by Kentucky�s blue-skinned people and the Kentucky Pack Horse Library of the 1930s, this is a story of courage, strength, and a woman�s belief that books can carry us anywhere ? even back home.

Product Details ISBN: 9781432867119
ISBN-10: 1432867113
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
Publication Date: August 7th, 2019
Language: English