35 years I've been tucked into the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Southeastern Ohio. Pancake's tale of it's destruction, from the deep mines to the more visible horror... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ann M.
Novels don't get much better than this one. It has what every unforgettable one should have: plot, characterization, language, history and, most of all, it has purpose. Read morePublished 4 months ago by William D. Brisbane
Slow, hard to follow, confusing and a little propagandist. It was hard to finish.Published 10 months ago by Tatiana Ripoll Paez
Very well written account of the disastrous mining practices in southern West Virginia, as well as a moving account of what the land means to many of its inhabitants. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Midmar
As a native of Appalachia, I have read a number of books by our native authors. This novel I would rate among the best, particularly for one quality - it depicts - warmly and... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Charles L. Baker
This book is a game-changer! She's a gifted writer who does a wonderful job of getting her message about mountaintop removal, and its devastating impact on the people of southern... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Diana
This is one of the hardest to read books I've ever struggled through. That said, it is brilliant and is so worth the struggle. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Peggy Kelly
I will start by saying that I LOVE the characters in this book. Set deep in West Virginia coal country, the story centers on matriarch Lace, her husband Jimmy Make, and their four... Read morePublished 19 months ago by J. Houston