Uncle Will of Wildwood : nineteenth century life in the Bluegrass /

This warm and humorous memoir of the nineteenth-century Bluegrass recalls a special moment in Kentucky's past. It was a time of self-sufficient country estates; a time when, as Thomas D. Clark writes in his introduction, ""every Bluegrass farm gate was the entryway into a ruggedly ind...

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Authors / Creators: McVey, Frances Jewell, 1889-1945 (Author), Jewell, Robert Berry, 1896-1986 (Author)
Other Authors / Creators:Clark, Thomas D. illustrator.
Foose, Robert James, author.
Jewell, Robert Berry, 1896-1986,
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Edition:Paperback edition.
Imprint: Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2005.
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Online Access:Click here for full text at JSTOR
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505 0 |a Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; Author's Note; 1 In a Hell of a Hurry; 2 Wildwood; 3 You Can't Get to Heaven That Way; 4 Uncle Will, Sarah Eliza, and Their Children; 5 They're Too Damn Good to Sell; 6 Good Friends and Clever Neighbors; 7 This Year- The Beaten Biscuits. 
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