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John Lane Poetry Reading

01/31/2015 6:30 pm
Jon Lane

John Lane will visit City Lights Bookstore to read from his new poetry collection on Saturday, January 31st at 6:30 p.m. The Old Rob Poems  from New Native Press is a collection featuring a character loosely based on a mountain neighbor of Lane’s. It is the poetic telling of a man transitioning from old mountain ways into the modern world.  


John Lane is the author of over a dozen books of poetry and prose. His Abandoned Quarry: New & Selected Poems was released by Mercer University Press in Macon, GA. in 2012. The book includes much of Lane’s published poetry over the past 30 years, plus a selection of new poems. Abandoned Quarry won the SIBA (Southeastern Independent Booksellers Alliance) Poetry Book of the Year prize. Several of his latest prose books are My Paddle to the Sea, published by The University of Georgia Press, and Begin With Rock, End With Water from Mercer University Press. He teaches environmental studies at Wofford College and lives in Spartanburg, SC. To reserve copies of his books please call City Lights Bookstore at 828-586-9499.  

Location: 
Street:
3 East Jackson Street
City:
Sylva
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Province:
North Carolina
Postal Code:
28779
Country:
United States

The Old Rob Poems (Paperback)

$12.00
ISBN-13: 9781883197407
Availability: *New book on our shelves now*
Published: New Native Press, 10/2014

$19.95
ISBN-13: 9780820344201
Availability: *Available from our warehouse - Usually ships in 1-5 days - Ask us if we have a used copy in-stock*
Published: University of Georgia Press, 9/2012

$20.00
ISBN-13: 9780881462418
Availability: *New book on our shelves now*
Published: Mercer University Press, 3/2011

Will Harlan Presents Untamed

02/06/2015 6:30 pm
Will Harlan

Will Harlan will visit City Lights Bookstore on Friday, February 6th at 6:30 p.m. to read from and sign his biography Untamed: The Wildest Woman in America and the Fight for Cumberland Island. The book looks at the life of Carol Ruckdeschel, a self taught scientist, who for forty years studied and defended the sea turtles and the surrounding wilderness of Cumberland Island. This national park on the Georgia coast is the country’s largest and most biologically diverse barrier island. Untamed reveals the determined efforts of a woman to protect a wilderness she loves.


Will Harlan is the editor-in-chief of Blue Ridge Outdoor Magazine and an award winning journalist. He has written for National Geographic Adventure and appeared in Sports Illustrated and on Oprah. He lives on a farm in the mountains of North Carolina. 

Location: 
Street:
3 East Jackson Street
City:
Sylva
,
Province:
North Carolina
Postal Code:
28779
Country:
United States
$26.00
ISBN-13: 9780802122582
Availability: *New book on our shelves now*
Published: Grove Press, 5/2014

Popcorn Sutton: A Hell of a Life DVD

Author: 
Hutcheson, Neal
$25.00
 Popcorn Sutton: A Hell of a Life

This fascinating documentary offers an unvarnished view of outlaw and master distiller Popcorn Sutton, from humble Appalachian roots to folk hero finish.

Filmed in North Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia, from 2000 until Sutton’s death in 2009, A HELL OF A LIFE reveals mountain life with startling clarity in an unforgettable portrait of the last great moonshiner.

DVD 
Run time: 89 minutes
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An all-new documentary from exclusive footage.
From the Emmy Award winning producer of the acclaimed PBS special THE LAST ONE and the cult classic THE LAST RUN / THIS IS THE LAST DAM RUN OF LIKKER I'LL EVER MAKE. 

$25.00

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