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Re: “Ron Rash's sensational Appalachian tale

My family roots in the Southern Applachains and in Western North Carolina go back to the 1730s. One of my uncles was run over and killed by a logging train. Another cousin was crushed to death between two boxcars of another logging train. Another uncle worked for many years as fireman on the same or a similar train.

Thank you so much, Ron, for telling the story of the thousands of men and women who were forced by circumstance to participate in the rape of the land and the forests they loved so dearly.

Thank you, too, for painting so clearly and so memorably the greed of those wealthy men (and women) who cared so little for what they destroyed

Thank for opening our eyes in such a timely fashion to the greedy and uncaring people who would still gladly sacrifice our lives and our environment for the almighty dollar.

You have written a novel which is so many things: regional, national, international, beautiful, terrifying, instructive, respectful of the people of its setting . . . . I could go on and on.

Thank you for the months and years of hard work that went into its writing, for the research that is so obvious, for the poetry of your descriptions, but most of all for your caring heart which comes through so clearly.

Posted by JERRYWHI on 12/25/2008 at 8:42 PM

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