2 edition of Strange lands and wonderful people found in the catalog.
Strange lands and wonderful people
Herrick B. Young
|Statement||by Herrick B. Young.|
|LC Classifications||LA2317.Y72 A37|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 256 p.,  leaves of plates :|
|Number of Pages||256|
|LC Control Number||75036091|
Appalachia on Our Mind is not a history of Appalachia. It is rather a history of the American idea of Appalachia. The author argues that the emergence of this idea has little to do with the realities of mountain life but was the result of a need to reconcile the "otherness" of Appalachia, as decribed by local-color writers, tourists, and home missionaries, with assumptions about the nature of. Valentine Michael Smith is a human being raised on Mars, newly returned to Earth. Among his people for the first time, he struggles to understand the social mores and prejudices of human nature that are so alien to him, while teaching them his own fundamental beliefs in grokking, watersharing, and love.
The following chapters and sailing stories are an amalgamation of some research, of this author’s personal experiences, and embellished by my extrapolated imagination feeding off my life experiences. Where truth ends and imagination takes over is up to the reader to determine. However, this book is mostly fiction. Some of the characters in the stories are real, but under advice I have. Judgment on Ephraim 10 For He says, “Order on order, order on order, line on line, line on line; a little here, a little there.” 11 So with stammering speech and a foreign tongue, He will speak to this people 12 to whom He has said: “This is the place of rest, let the weary rest; this is the place of repose.” But they would not listen..
In The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the title character recounts that he was a ventriloquist and a circus balloonist from Omaha, and during one flight the rope for his parachute vent became tangled, preventing him from descending until the next morning, and he awoke to find that he was floating over a strange land. When he landed, the people thought. Who says a graduate career will always entail sitting behind a desk from 9–5, five days a week?. In reality, there are plenty of extremely interesting, high-paying jobs that don't involve much office time at all – you just need to know where to find them! Believe it or not, there are even opportunities out there involving everything from being paid to eat chocolate to watching Netflix in.
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You can also choose to limit your search to. A Strange Land and a Peculiar People. Picture from Lippincott's Magazine, courtesy of The historical "fiercely independent" generalization of Appalachia is rarely espoused today.
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