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Book Review of The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek
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Historical fiction. I LOVED this book! Set in the early 1930's in the hills of Kentucky - coal mining country. Documents the Packhorse Librarians that served the hard to reach, isolated folk of Kentucky during the Depression. You meet Cussy Mary, a descendant of a French immigrant - a "blue". Cussy is a "blue" as well and lives with her coal miner father scraping out an existence and serving as a Packhorse Librarian to an interesting group of patrons. She, and her "kind" experience discrimination, hunger, abuse. This book brought me to tears at times and warms the heart!!!!