Item Details

Homeplace: A Southern Town, a Country Legend, and the Last Days of a Mountaintop Honky-Tonk

John Lingan
Format
Book
Published
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018.
Language
English
ISBN
9780544932531, 0544932536
Summary
"In the tradition of Joe Bageant's Deer Hunting With Jesus and J. D. Vance's Hillbilly Elegy, an intimate account of social change, country music, and a vanishing way of life as a Shenandoah town collides with the twenty-first century"--
Contents
  • The Blue Ridge country king
  • A closer walk with thee
  • Resistance
  • A museum and a mountaintop
  • How to build a city
  • Toxically pure
  • They'll have to carry me out
  • Better neighbors
  • Blessed to be gray.
Description
xvi, 251 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 242-251).
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original green boards, gray backstrip; dust jacket. Robert and Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund, 2018/2019.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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