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Much More Than Beans and Cornbread Volume 2
In 1993, More Than Beans and Cornbread: Traditional West Virginia Cooking made its debut. And over twenty years later, it's still a bestseller. This new volume features a collection of all new recipes that are tried and true and have passed muster in the author's kitchen. The recipes are still uncomplicated and have been converted to take advantage of store bought ingredients, without compromising flavor.
The Devil is Here in These Hills: West Virginia Coal Miners and Their Battle for Freedom
From before the dawn of the twentieth century until the arrival of the New Deal, one of the most protracted and deadly labor struggles in American history was waged in West Virginia. On one side were powerful corporations and industrialists whose millions bought political influence and armed guards for their company towns. On the other side were 50,000 mine workers, the nation’s largest labor union, and the legendary “miners’ angel,” Mother Jones. Attempts to unionize were met with stiff resistance. Fundamental rights were bent, then broken, and the violence evolved from bloody skirmishes to open armed conflict.