Remembering the 40's : In The Heart of Appalachia

Remembering the 40's : In The Heart of Appalachia

Book Title: Remembering the 40's : In The Heart of Appalachia

Author: Tara Westover

Format: Paperback | 348 pages

Publication Date: 12 Sep 2009

ISBN-13: 9781438997827

In this book, Joyce and Truman's grandchildren, and others, will learn much about the life Truman lived as a boy, about the one-room school he attended, his classmates, the games they played, the spelling bees, the sporting contests, the victories and disappointments in his budding life, his teacher's and pastor's vigorous efforts to teach right from wrong, and his own family history. Along the way, from Big Creek to Berea, to Louisville, and Cleveland and back to Berea, we learn Truman's story and the events that shaped him from the lad on the cover in Happy Jack overalls looking with sharp and expectant eyes, to the disciplined tireless, teacher, public servant, athlete, auctioneer, craftsman, and student of all Kentucky things today. He's been a little modest, however, like most mountain people, in telling his story. So keep in mind all that he has done, all his interests and involvements, as he remembers and tells you about his life in the heart of Appalachia. Loyal Jones Berea, Kentucky