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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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Charles Wright

Charles Wright


(p.341) Charles Wright
Writing Appalachia
Katherine Ledford, Theresa Lloyd
University Press of Kentucky

Charles Wright was born in West Tennessee. During his youth, his father’s work as a civil engineer for the Tennessee Valley Authority required that the family move frequently, first to Corinth, Mississippi, and eventually to three Appalachian locations—Kingsport, Tennessee; Hiwassee Dam, North Carolina; and Oak Ridge, Tennessee. After graduating from Davidson College in 1957, Wright enlisted in the army; while stationed in Italy, he discovered Ezra Pound’s ...

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