This novel by John Fox, Jr., narrated by John Michaels, captures the essence of pre coal-mining life in the Eastern Kentucky mountains, isolated since the Revolutionary War, as the residents move into the 20th century. Fox weaves the love story of Hale, an outsider, and June Tolliver, a mountain girl, against the background of coal companies ravaging the mountains and a 30-year fued between the Tollivers and the Falins.
In language lyrical and poetic, Fox describes the beauty of the mountains and the promise of love delayed. An Appalachian Pygmalian. Download and start listening now!