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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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Lisa Alther

Lisa Alther

1944–

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(p.351) Lisa Alther
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Writing Appalachia
Author(s):
Katherine Ledford, Theresa Lloyd
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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813178790.003.0054

Novelist and nonfiction writer Lisa Alther was reared in Kingsport, Tennessee. For college, she moved north to attend Wellesley College, where she received a BA in English in 1966. After college, she lived in Vermont, New York City, London, and Paris. In the 1990s, Alther returned to live part-time in Tennessee (Vermont remained her other home), and southern Appalachia became an increasingly central topic in her writing....

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