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The last chivaree

the Hicks family of Beech Mountain

by Robert Isbell

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill, NC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Beech Mountain (N.C.),
  • Appalachian Region, Southern,
  • Appalachian Region, Southern.,
  • North Carolina,
  • Beech Mountain
    • Subjects:
    • Hicks family.,
    • Hicks, Ray, 1922-,
    • Mountain life -- Appalachian Region, Southern.,
    • Folklorists -- North Carolina -- Beech Mountain -- Biography.,
    • Beech Mountain (N.C.) -- Biography.,
    • Appalachian Region, Southern -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementRobert Isbell ; foreword by Wilma Dykeman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF264.B38 I78 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination174 p. ;
      Number of Pages174
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL805917M
      ISBN 100807822663
      LC Control Number95042499
      OCLC/WorldCa33403202

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