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10 books about Appalachia

Pick up one of these featured titles on Appalachia in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on Appalachia. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

Witch of the Mountain: The Real Story of Granny Dollar by Marcus C. Thomas

Category: Cultural & Regional

This book was published this year by Marcus Thomas and takes approximately 7.0 hours to read.

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek: A Novel by Kim Michele Richardson

Category: Historical

This book was published 2 years ago by Sourcebooks Landmark and takes approximately 10.7 hours to read.

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Category: Coming of Age

This book was published this year by G.P. Putnam's Sons and takes approximately 13.3 hours to read.

Walking Toward the Sunset: The Melungeons Of Appalachia (Melungeons: History, Culture, Ethnicity, & Literature (Paperback)) by Wayne Winkler

Category: Ethnic Studies

This book was published last year by Mercer University Press and takes approximately 11.3 hours to read.

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J. D. Vance

Category: Memoirs

This book was published 3 years ago by Harper Paperbacks and takes approximately 9.6 hours to read.

Travels with Foxfire: Stories of People, Passions, and Practices from Southern Appalachia (Foxfire Series) by Inc. Foxfire Fund

Category: State & Local

This book was published 3 years ago by Anchor and takes approximately 11.2 hours to read.

Running on Red Dog Road: And Other Perils of an Appalachian Childhood by Drema Hall Berkheimer

Category: Inspirational

This book was published 5 years ago by Zondervan and takes approximately 6.9 hours to read.

If the Creek Don't Rise: A Novel by Leah Weiss

Category: Historical

This book was published 4 years ago by Sourcebooks Landmark and takes approximately 10.7 hours to read.

Wish You Well by David Baldacci

Category: Historical

This book was published 14 years ago by Grand Central Publishing and takes approximately 14.4 hours to read.

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The Giver of Stars: A Novel by Jojo Moyes

Category: Historical

This book was published 2 years ago by Penguin Books and takes approximately 13.3 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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