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The women of Liberty Creek

Marilyn Cunningham

The women of Liberty Creek

by Marilyn Cunningham

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Published by HarperPaperbacks in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMarilyn Cunningham.
ContributionsHarperPaperbacks., Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLC R CP00621
The Physical Object
Pagination358 p. ;
Number of Pages358
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1146035M
ISBN 100061080330
LC Control Number94117757
OCLC/WorldCa28123688

  The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is a historical fiction novel by Kim Michele Richardson. A very good read. I completely enjoyed this book. Cussy Marry is a woman of Troublesome Creek Kentucky. Author Bio Kim Michele Richardson is the author of a memoir and several novels; her most recent, The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek, was published in Richardson lives with her family in Kentucky. She has spent years visiting nearly every cranny in the state—its rural areas, deep woodlands, and rolling hills—sussing out stories of the people, their histories, and traditions, as well.

  The most concise and comprehensive one-volume history of American women—from the indigenous women of the 16th-century wilderness to the dual-role career women and mothers of contemporary times—this book brings American womanhood to center stage, exploring the lives of pioneers and slaves, immigrants and factory workers, executives and homemakers/5(25). First, the controversy. Much has been made of the similarity between this book, THE GIVER OF STARS, by Jojo Moyes, and THE BOOK WOMAN OF TROUBLESOME CREEK, by Kim Michele Richardson, which came out just five months before this one. Both books take place in Kentucky and deal with the Pack Horse Library Project, which was inspired by Eleanor Roosevelt and tasked with bringing books .

  The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek A story of raw courage, fierce strength, and one woman's belief that books can Summary and Reviews Excerpt Reading Guide. Discuss The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson. Discussion. Replies. Last Post. Highlighting women writers, educators, and reformers from the 18th and early 19th centuries, Roberts brings a group of women, many not so well-known, into focus and provides a new perspective on the early history of the United States in this picture-book version of her adult book of the same title ().The women include Lucy Terry Prince, a.


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It was inspired by /5(K). The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is a gem of a book and a tribute to the importance of books. Richardson tackles numerous topics from Kentucky in the s - horrific coal mining conditions, the true blue-skinned people that lived in Appalachia, and the Pack Horse library service/5.

In Founding Mothers, Cokie Roberts paid homage to the heroic women whose patriotism and sacrifice helped create a new the number one New York Times bestselling author and renowned political commentator—praised in USA Today as a "custodian of time-honored values"—continues the story of early America's influential women with Ladies of Liberty/5().

Inspired by the true blue-skinned people of Kentucky and the brave and dedicated Kentucky Pack Horse library service of the s, THE BOOK WOMAN OF TROUBLESOME CREEK is a story of raw courage, fierce strength, and one woman's belief that books can carry us anywhere even back home.

The women of Liberty Creek book NEW YORK TIMES and LOS ANGELES TIMES and USA TODAY bestselling novel, The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is a powerful message about how the written word affects people--a story of hope and heartbreak, raw courage and strength splintered with poverty and oppression, and one woman's chances beyond the darkly hollows.

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books "Me Before You" Author Jojo Moyes Has Been Accused Of Publishing A Novel With "Alarming Similarities" To Another Author's Book. The historical novels The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek and The Giver of Stars, published a few months apart, share some noticeable Woman author Kim Michele Richardson has raised concerns; Moyes denies having read Richardson’s book.

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The novel opens in Kentucky, without a chapter title, with a short introduction. A librarian on a mule sees a dead man dangling on a rope. Book Woman of Troublesome Creek (Richardson) - Discussion Questions. Article Index; Summary: Author Bio: Book Reviews: Discussion Questions: Full Version: Print: Page 4 of 4.

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Read & Listen Switch between reading the Kindle book & listening to the Audible narration with Whispersync for Voice/5(59). Thanks to Roosevelt's Kentucky Pack Horse Library Project, Troublesome's got its very own traveling librarian, Cussy Mary Carter.

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is a story of raw courage, fierce strength, and one woman's belief that books can carry us anywhere―even back home. Characters: Amazon rating: 4 1/2 stars. The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes - Rating: ⭐️ The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson- Rating: 4⭐️ -- Most of you have probably heard the controversy surrounding The Giver of Stars JoJo Moyes's latest book.

I read The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek earlier this year and enjoyed it. After. The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek. Did you know there were blue people. I’m not talking about the Smurfs or Avatars. There really were blue people. When I started reading this book I stopped the minute I got to the description of the main character, Cussy Carter, who had blue skin.

Wait a minutes, I said to myself. This Study Guide consists of approximately 84 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek.

The courting candle is a symbol of Cussy’s. Her latest multi-award-winning novel, THE BOOK WOMAN OF TROUBLESOME CREEK, is a New York Times and USA Today bestseller and has earned a LibraryReads Best Book award, Forbes Best Historical Novel, Book-A-Million Best Fiction, and is an Oprah's Buzziest Books pick and a Women’s National Book Association Great Group Reads selection.

Get this from a library. The book woman of Troublesome Creek. [Kim Michele Richardson] -- " Tucked deep into the woods of Troublesome Creek, KY, lives blue-skinned Cussy Carter, the last living female of the rare Blue People ancestry.

She joins Roosevelt's Pack Horse Library Project. Take our free The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek quiz below, with 25 multiple choice questions that help you test your knowledge. Determine which chapters, themes and styles you already know and what you need to study for your upcoming essay, midterm, or final exam.

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I was unaware of the Kentucky Pack Horse program or the blue skinned people of Kentucky. Although the book starts out a little slow, I found the book fascinating and an endearing read.

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