The Bushwhackers: And Other Stories by Mary Noailles Murfree

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Post by Carolin » August 7th, 2017, 2:06 am
The Bushwhackers: And Other Stories
by Mary Noailles Murfree

this looks interesting. we havent got anything by this author in the catalog yet, and a collection of three short stories might be a good start :)
Mary Noailles Murfree (January 24, 1850 – July 31, 1922) was an American fiction writer of novels and short stories who wrote under the pen name Charles Egbert Craddock. She is considered by many to be Appalachia's first significant female writer and her work a necessity for the study of Appalachian literature, although a number of characters in her work reinforce negative stereotypes about the region. She has been favorably compared to Bret Harte and Sarah Orne Jewett, creating post-Civil War American local-color literature.

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