Published: May 31, 2001
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0525944885
ISBN - 13: 9780525944881
From the Publisher
Sharyn McCrumb returns with another beautifully written, historically accurate Ballad novel that traces a song from the 1700's to the present, & all the circumstances that surround each of its singers.
About the Author
Author Sharyn McCrumb was born in Wilmington, North Carolina on February 26, 1948. She graduated from the University of North Carolina and received an M.A. in English from Virginia Tech. Her novels primarily deal with the history and folklore of Appalachia. She has won numerous awards for her work including the Wilma Dykeman Award for Regional Historical Literature from the East Tennessee Historical Society, the Sherwood Anderson Short Story Award, the Appalachian Writer of the Year Award from Shepherd College, the Chaffin Award from Morehead State University, the Plattner Award from Berea College, and two Appalachian Writer's Association's Best Appalachian Novel Awards. Also, she has been writer-in-residence at King College in Tennessee and Shepherd College in West Virginia and has lectured on her work at universities and libraries throughout the United States and Europe.