The Watches of The Night

Author: Caudill, Henry M; Publisher: Atlantic-Little


Thirteen years after Night Comes to the Cumberlands, Caudill returns to find that the federal programs have turned the mountain people into welfare clients and failed to stop the destruction of the land.




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Notable Books for Adults

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