I’ve escaped the bustle of Chicago for a sojourn in New Orleans, another notable Mississippi river city, to see old friends and celebrate Independence Day, this July 4th. The Mississippi river connection between the cities made be bundle two stories with that subject by Mary Noailles Murfree this week.
Mary Noailles Murfree was an American author of novels and short stories, and is considered the first significant female writer of Appalachian literature. Born near the town of Murfreeboro, which was named after her great-grandfather, Murfree was lame since childhood and spent her childhood reading and studying the local Appalachian culture, which led her to became known for the realism of her accounts in her writing.
Hope you enjoy!
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The Crucial Moment by Mary Noailles Murfree
The Phantom Of Bogue Holauba by Mary Noailles Murfree
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