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Writing AppalachiaAn Anthology$
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Katherine Ledford and Theresa Lloyd

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780813178790

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2020

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813178790.001.0001

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Mary Noailles Murfree (Charles Egbert Craddock)

Mary Noailles Murfree (Charles Egbert Craddock)


(p.103) Mary Noailles Murfree (Charles Egbert Craddock)
Writing Appalachia
Katherine Ledford, Theresa Lloyd
University Press of Kentucky

The best-known author of local color fiction about the southern mountains, Mary Noailles Murfree was born in Murfreesboro into a prominent Middle Tennessee family and was reared and educated in Nashville. During the Civil War, her family’s plantation house in Murfreesboro was burned, her father’s fortune was ruined, and she began writing for financial gain....

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