Listen Here: Women Writing in Appalachia

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University Press of Kentucky #ad - Editors Sandra L. Hudson offer a diverse sampling of time periods and genres, established authors and emerging voices. From regional favorites to national bestsellers, this unprecedented gathering of Appalachian voices displays the remarkable talent of the region's women writers who've made their mark at home and across the globe.

Ballard and Patricia L. Listen here: women writing in appalachia is a landmark anthology that brings together the work of 105 Appalachian women writers, Barbara Kingsolver, Denise Giardina, Harriette Simpson Arnow, Jayne Anne Phillips, Nikki Giovanni, including Dorothy Allison, George Ella Lyon, Annie Dillard, Janice Holt Giles, Sharyn McCrumb, and Lee Smith.

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Taking Down the Moon

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67 Press #ad - At first, the stories appear to be straightforward, but we quickly learn nothing in Muir's world is ever as it seems. Both whimsical and unsettling, Taking Down the Moon's absurd, rustic and surreal stories illuminate the magical quality of the most ordinary moments. You can't collect time tells the unusual tale of a young woman, her suitor, her birds and her transformation.

Taking Down the Moon #ad - In taking down the moon, beauty queens and community college teachers just to name a few - and placed them in such far flung places as Nevada's Fire Valley, Lisa Muir has gathered an eccentric cast of characters - animals, New Zealand and the western mountains of North Carolina. With what remains, a grieving widow finds closure in her husband's secret life, taking a familiar plot to an altogether different territory.

Each story weaves its own tale of discovery, loss and independence, surprising the reader along the way.

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Thirteen Moons: A Novel

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Random House Trade Paperbacks #ad - The history that frazier hauntingly unwinds through Will is as melodic as it is melancholy, but the sublime love story is the narrative’s true heart. Publishers weekly starred review“Brimming with vivid, adventurous incident. Raleigh news & observer“Reading a Frazier novel is like listening to a fine symphony.

. Fascinating and moving. You will find much to admire and savor in Thirteen Moons. Usa today“Genius. Time “Mesmerizing. All the while, his love of claire, the enigmatic and captivating charge of volatile and powerful Featherstone, will forever rule Will’s heart. Vivid and alive. Newsweek Fiction. Will is a bound boy, obliged to run a remote Indian trading post.

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Bloodroot: Reflections on Place by Appalachian Women Writers

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University Press of Kentucky #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Winner of the 1997 appalachian studies award appalachian writers association 1999 book of the Year Winner of the Susan Koppleman Award of the Popular Culture Association for Best Edited Collection in Women's Studies Joyce Dyer is director of writing and associate professor of English at Hiram College, Ohio.

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Divine Right's Trip

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Gnomon Press #ad - Divine Right's Trip #ad - Divine right's trip shows itself to be a subtly written and morally passionate epic of the counterculture, a fictional explication of the hopeful new consciousness come to birth. Divine right is bigger than life, in prose nicely threaded between the vernacular and the symbolic, and in giving the story thus far of a segment of his generation, Gurney Norman has shown a noble reach and a healthy grasp.

John Updike Fiction. Used book in Good Condition. Fiction. Historical. A "novel of the counterculture, " gurney norman's dIVINE RIGHT'S TRIP elicited comparison to Salinger and Kerouac upon its publication in 1971. Used book in Good Condition.

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Valley Girl

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Valley Girl #ad - Fiction. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Historical. Crystal good’s debut collection of poetry, Valley Girl, marks the entry of an astonishing new voice into the national poetry circuit. Jeff biggers, Journalist and Author, Huffingtonpost. Com valley girl is a collection of poems that explore themes in quantum physics, gender equality, Appalachian culture, and mountaintop removal.

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Me and My Daddy Listen to Bob Marley: Novellas and Stories

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Counterpoint #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Ann pancake’s 2007 novel strange as this Weather Has Been exposed the devastating fallout of mountaintop removal mining on a single West Virginia family. Historical. Fiction. Retired strip miners find themselves victimized by the industry that supported them; a family breaks down along generation lines over a fracking lease; children transcend addict parents and adult suicide; an urban woman must confront her skepticism about worlds behind this one when she finds bones through a mysterious force she can’t name.

Ann pancake’s ear for the appalachian dialect is both pitch-perfect and respectful, that of one who writes from the heart of this world. Her intimate depiction of the natural history of West Virginia brings to mind Wendell Berry’s Kentucky and Rick Bass’s Montana. Me and my daddy listen to bob marley explores poverty, class, environmental breakdown and social collapse while also affirming the world’s sacredness.

Me and My Daddy Listen to Bob Marley: Novellas and Stories #ad - In me and my daddy listen to bob marley, a follow-up collection of eleven astonishing novellas and short stories, Pancake again features characters who are intensely connected to their land--sometimes through love, sometimes through hate--and who experience brokenness and loss, redemption and revelation, often through their relationships to places under siege.

Her firsthand knowledge of her rural place and her exquisite depictions of the intricacies of families may remind one of Alice Munro.

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American Social Welfare Policy: A Pluralist Approach, Brief Edition Connecting Core Competencies

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Pearson #ad - Historical. American social welfare policy: a pluralist approach, the passage of proposition 8 in California, the economy, the housing bust, Brief Edition examines social welfare policy in the United States, and includes cutting-edge issues such as information on the 2008 presidential election, and much more.

Used book in Good Condition. Explore current issues – information on Social Welfare Policy; the 2008 Election; Proposition 8; Economic issues. Apply cswe core competencies – the text integrates the 2008 CSWE EPAS, with critical thinking questions and practice tests to assess student understanding and development of competency.

American Social Welfare Policy: A Pluralist Approach, Brief Edition Connecting Core Competencies #ad - Teaching & learning experience Improve Critical Thinking – Helps students sort out the major institutional actors within social welfare policy. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Support instructors – an instructor’s manual and test Bank, Computerized Test Bank MyTest, BlackBoard Test Item File, and PowerPoint presentations are included in the outstanding supplements package.

This text is part of the Connecting Core Competencies Series. Fiction. Engage students – Offers a user-friendly framework for policy analysis.

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The Self-Awareness Workbook for Social Workers

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Pearson #ad - Social work has a long and distinguished tradition of dedication to humanitarian ideals. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. As advocates, and providers of direct services, reformers, social workers are always concerned with the maximization of human potential for each of their clients and for all members of society.

This workbook provides personalized exercises that allow readers to address issues most relevant to them. Fiction. Unit ii engages the reader in personal self-assessment, including a review of influential persons in their lives and their beliefs and feelings about others. The final unit introduces professional and personal values, assisting readers to explore areas where beliefs and attitude may impact negatively on professional commitment and competent practice.

The Self-Awareness Workbook for Social Workers #ad - It also helps readers to develop a definition of identity, both individually and in terms of group affiliations. Used book in Good Condition. Social workers and therapists. Used book in Good Condition. But assisting clients in reaching their personal goals and to grow and change in ways meaningful to them requires that social workers themselves understand the important role that their life experiences have played in their understanding of the world.

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Research Methods in Social Work

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Cognella Academic Publishing #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Research methods in social work prepares social work students to think in terms of evidence-based practice by involving them in relevant, contemporary studies demonstrating various aspects of research methodology. Specific topics include ethical thinking and research, developing questionnaires and instruments for action research, using Excel for single system research designs and statistical procedures, and techniques for selecting client and community samples.

Used book in Good Condition. He has written extensively with his work appearing in publications such as Social Work in Health Care, the Journal of Cancer Education, the Journal of Public Child Welfare, and many others. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. In social work at Ohio State University.

Research Methods in Social Work #ad - The book uses an innovative story approach of two students engaged in internships who are asked to design a program and evaluate it in their practicum, and uses this method to show how research decisions and activities take place in their day-to-day work. Readers learn how research can inform them about the effectiveness of interventions, how data can influence policy, and how enhanced measurement of client problems and program evaluation can influence the course of programs and agencies.

Each chapter includes self-review questions to prompt reflection and anxiety checks that help students assess their responses to what they are learning. Research methods in social work successfully makes the case for using research methods in social work practice, prepares students to be informed consumers of research, and gives them the tools to evaluate their own practices and programs.

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