Growing Up Country and Liking It!
Knee-slapping anecdotes fill the pages of this delightful retrospective on growing up in the hills and mountains of western North Carolina and northeast Tennessee. Reminiscing about their childhood, three close friends (two of them sisters) have come together to author a captivating look back at growing up country. You will read of Dr. Enuf sodas and calling “dubs” on Cokes while warming up around a potbellied stove at the general store. There are memories of antics, shenanigans, and just plain mean-minded mischief—on car trips and at reunions, as well as at school. Of course, no country raising was complete without church. Bribing deacons are exposed and whopper church-meeting testimonials are revealed, along with the unforgettable story of Brother Buddy and Big Hazel in the baptistry. Other tales recall singing at funerals, Great Aunt Lessie’s snuff, and sparking at age seventy-eight. With cover-to-cover humor and nostalgia, Growing Up Country offers an entertaining look back in time––sharing memories and Liking It!
- 6 x 9 Trade Paper 64pp.
- Subject: Appalachian Culture, Appalachian Tales