Out of the Mountains: Appalachian Stories

Meredith Sue Willis


Out of the Mountains: Appalachian Stories

Out of the Mountains: Appalachian Stories

  • Title: Out of the Mountains: Appalachian Stories
  • Author: Meredith Sue Willis
  • ISBN: 9780821419199
  • Page: 358
  • Format: Hardcover



Meredith Sue Willis s Out of the Mountains is a collection of thirteen short stories set in contemporary Appalachia Firmly grounded in place, the stories voyage out into the conflicting cultural identities that native Appalachians experience as they balance mainstream and mountain identities Willis s stories explore the complex negotiations between longtime natives of thMeredith Sue Willis s Out of the Mountains is a collection of thirteen short stories set in contemporary Appalachia Firmly grounded in place, the stories voyage out into the conflicting cultural identities that native Appalachians experience as they balance mainstream and mountain identities Willis s stories explore the complex negotiations between longtime natives of the region and its newcomers and the rifts that develop within families over current issues such as mountaintop removal and homophobia Always, however, the situations depicted in these stories are explored in the service of a deeper understanding of the people involved, and of the place This is not the mythic version of Appalachia, but the Appalachia of the twenty first century.


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