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John Fox, Jr. Appalachian author by Bill York

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English



  • Appalachian Region, Southern,
  • Virginia,
  • Kentucky,
  • United States


  • Fox, John, 1863-1919.,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Coal miners -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Journalists -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Appalachian Region, Southern -- In literature.,
  • Appalachian Region, Southern -- Biography.,
  • Virginia -- Biography.,
  • Kentucky -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 304-310) and index.

Statementby Bill York.
SeriesContributions to southern Appalachian studies ;, 6
LC ClassificationsPS1703 .Y67 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 316 p. :
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3557005M
ISBN 100786413727
LC Control Number2002015411

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