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The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek OPRAH S BUZZIEST BOOK, BEST NEW BOOKS, MAY LIST 2019INDIE NEXT LIST, MAY PICK 2019LIBRARYREADS TOP PICK, MAY 2019Richardson s latest work is a hauntingly atmospheric love letter to the first mobile library in Kentucky and the fierce, brave packhorse librarians who wove their way from shack to shack dispensing literacy, hope, and just as importantly a compassionate human connection Richardson s rendering of stark poverty against the ferocity of the human spirit is irresistible Add to this the history of the unique and oppressed blue skinned people of Kentucky, and you ve got an un put downable work that holds real cultural significance Sara Gruen, 1 NYT bestselling author In 1936, tucked deep into the woods of Troublesome Creek, KY, lives blue skinned 19 year old Cussy Carter, the last living female of the rare Blue People ancestry The lonely young Appalachian woman joins the historical Pack Horse Library Project of Kentucky and becomes a librarian, riding across slippery creek beds and up treacherous mountains on her faithful mule to deliver books and other reading material to the impoverished hill people of Eastern Kentucky.Along her dangerous route, Cussy, known to the mountain folk as Bluet, confronts those suspicious of her damselfly blue skin and the government s new book program She befriends hardscrabble and complex fellow Kentuckians, and is fiercely determined to bring comfort and joy, instill literacy, and give to those who have nothing, a bookly respite, a fleeting retreat to faraway lands The Book Woman of Troublesome Creekis a powerful message about how the written word affects people a story of hope and heartbreak, raw courage and strength splintered with poverty and oppression, and one woman s chances beyond the darkly hollows Inspired by the true and historical blue skinned people of Kentucky and the brave and dedicated Kentucky Pack Horse library service, The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek showcases a bold and unique tale of the Pack horse Librarians in literary novels a story of fierce strength and one woman s belief that books can carry us anywhere even back home Free Read The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek [ by ] Kim Michele Richardson [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – soaringeaglecasino.us

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  • Paperback
  • 320 pages
  • The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek
  • Kim Michele Richardson
  • English
  • 12 February 2018
  • 1492671525

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  1. says:

    Update Today, May 07, 2019 is Happy Publication Date In the fierce, majestic mountains and hollers of Appalachian Kentucky in the 1930 s, there were many small towns and communities that were so isolated some people never saw a newspaper Or, if they did, it was used to paper a layer to the insides of their tiny homes to help keep the weather out Books, for the most part, were a luxury, and often only family Bibles or the odd family heirloom would be in the home.In the 1930 s people everywhere Update Today, May 07, 2019 is Happy Publication Date In the fierce, majestic mountains and hollers of Appalachian Kentucky in the 1930 s, there were many small towns and communities that were so isolated some people never saw a newspaper Or, if they did, ...


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    The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man T.S Eliot The printed word that brought a hopeful world into their dreary lives and dark hollers A beautiful and fascinating read This book is a must read for everyone, who understands the value of books and human life.Inspired by true events and real people, set in Kentucky and in the year 1936, Kim Michele Richardson s The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is the amazing story of ninThe very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man T.S Eliot The printed word that brought a hopeful world into their dreary lives and dark hollers A beautiful and fascinating read This book is a must read for everyone, who understands the value of books and human life.Inspired by true events and real people, set in Kentucky and in the year 1936, Kim Michele Richardson s The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is the amazing story of nineteen year old Cussy Bluet Mary Carter Cussy Mary is thought to be the last female of the blue mountainfolk Her love fo...


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    Cussy Mary Carter was arguably the last blue skinned person in Troublesome Creek, Kentucky The year, 1936 Living in a backwoods, one room log house, life was a struggle for the nineteen year old and her pa, a coal miner Pa lit a courting candle , intent upon making sure Cussy will knot Suitors would come and go wanting a surety that their progeny would not be blue Cussy, nicknamed Bluet , was subjected to taunts, prejudice and continuous ridicule due to her cobalt blue skin color H Cussy Mary Carter was arguably the last blue skinned person in Troublesome Creek, Kentucky The year, 1936 Living in a backwoods, one room log house, life was a struggle for the nineteen year old and her pa, a coal miner Pa lit a courting candle , intent upon making sure Cussy will knot Suitors would come and go wanting a surety that their progeny would not be blue Cussy, nicknamed Bluet , was subjected to taunts, prejudice and continuous...


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    A HIGH 4 star read for me. I enjoyed this story so much The Pack Horse Library Project was established in 1935 by President Roosevelt s Work Progress Administration an effort to bring jobs to women and bring books and reading material to the poor and isolated areas of Appalachia, where there were few schools and inaccessible roads.Cussy Mary was one of these women who had a route. she was 19 yrs old, a coal miner s daughter, who s father was trying to marry her off, because he had the bad l A HIGH 4 star read for me. I enjoyed this story so much The Pack Horse Library Project was established in 1935 by President Roosevelt s Work Progress Administration an effort to bring jobs to women and bring books and reading material to the poor and isolated areas of Appalachia, where there were few schools and inaccessible roads.Cussy Mary was one of these women who had a route. she was 19 yrs old, a coal miner s daughter, who s father was trying to marry her off, because he had the bad lung from mining, and wanted her to have someone to care for her.Cussy didn t want that because she loved being The Bookwoman of Troublesome Creek, Kentucky and she earned her own wages from doing that She was also so good hearted and tried to help the people on her route.Also, she and her Pa were blue people Lots of people nicknamed her Bluet, for that reason.I d never heard about these Blue People of Kentuckythey were considered colo...


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    I love novels where the story telling is based on true historical facts, especially when they are something I d never heard of before In this novel, the author weaves together two interesting, well researched historical episodes from 1930s Kentucky to tell a fascinating and memorable story.Nineteen year old Cussy Mary Carter and her widowed coal miner father live in a small shack near Troublesome Creek, where they barely scrape by on his meagre wages and her small salary as a librarian for the I love novels where the story telling is based on true historical facts, especially when they are something I d never heard of before In this novel, the author weaves together two interesting, well researched historical episodes from 1930s Kentucky to tell a fascinating and memorable story.Nineteen year old Cussy Mary Carter and her widowed coal miner father live in a small shack near Troublesome Creek, where they barely scrape by on his meagre wage...


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    This book broke my heart, twisted it, stomped on it, and then uplifted it I cried and raged as I read it It is an emotional hotbed kind of read dealing with extreme poverty and hardship, discrimination, and perseverance Cussy Mary Carter is a Blue the last female of the blue skinned people of Kentucky who lives with her father a Blue coal miner and who works for Roosevelt s WPA Pack Horse Library Project She delivers books to isolated mountain people These people are so poor some ar This book broke my heart, twisted it, stomped on it, and then uplifted it I cried and raged as I read it It is an emotional hotbed kind of read dealing with extreme poverty and hardship, discrimination, and perseverance Cussy Mary Carter is a Blue the last female of the blue skinned people of Kentucky who lives with her father a Blue coal miner and who works for Ro...


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    The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is a gem of a book and a tribute to the importance of books Richardson tackles numerous topics from Kentucky in the 1930s horrific coal mining conditions, the true blue skinned people that lived in Appalachia, and the Pack Horse library service The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is a tale of family, prejudice, and perseverance, and one woman s decision to find her own way despite her hardscrabble existence One of my favorite parts of the book was Richard The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is a gem of a book and a tribute to the importance of books Richardson tackles numerous topics from Kentucky in the 1930s horrific coal mining conditions, the true blue skinned people that lived in Appalachia, and the Pack Horse library service The...


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    An enlightening and fascinating historical fiction novel that was impossible to put down and will be a hard book to forget SUMMARYTHE BOOK WOMAN OF TROUBLESOME CREEK is about the WPA Pack Horse Library Project of 1935 and the factual Blue People of eastern Kentucky It s a tribute to the librarians who traveled on horseback and mule to provide books to the poor and isolated communities in Kentucky Cussy Mary Carter is the last living female of the rare Blue People ancestry She becomes a libr An enlightening and fascinating historical fiction novel that was impossible to put down and will be a hard book to forget SUMMARYTHE BOOK WOMAN OF TR...


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    Booklovers unite because this might be the most impressive piece of historical fiction you will read this year Wow, do I sound blown away Yes my tribe, I am 1936 Meet Cussy Mary, a tough cookie struggling to survive the harsh life deep in the Kentucky mountains.She s a Pack Horse Librarian, carrying books and other forms of print to the poorest and most isolated families of Troublesome Creek She s also one of the last Blue People of Kentucky Yes blue, as in blue skinned It s called methem Booklovers unite because this might be the most impressive piece of historical fiction you will read this year Wow, do I sound blown away Yes my tribe, I am 1936 Meet Cussy Mary, a tough cookie struggling to survive the harsh life deep in the Kentucky mountains.She s a Pack Horse Librarian, carrying books and other forms of print to the poorest and most isolated families of Troublesome Creek She s also one of the last Blue People of Kentucky Yes blue, as in blue skinned It s called methemoglobinemia, an enzym deficiency in the blood that causes the blue sheen Imagine how people l...


  10. says:

    5 fantastic blue stars to The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek Every once in a while, a book turns out to be an amazing surprise, not much hype yet, but something about it draws you in This is the case with this book I found it very intriguing to read about women mostly who would take books to isolated folks in Kentucky and other rural spots via horseback Imagine my surprise when the main character is described as having blue skin I had to rethink the genre of this book, was this science 5 fantastic blue stars to The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek Every once in a while, a book turns out to be an amazing surprise, not much hype yet, but something about it draws you in This is the case with this book I found it very intriguing to read about women mostly who would take books to isolated folks in Kentucky...

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