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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


(p.351) Lisa Alther
Writing Appalachia
Katherine Ledford, Theresa Lloyd
University Press of Kentucky

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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