Monthly Archives: June 2010

More real-life “When the Parkway Came” memories

(Original post date: June 30, 2010) We keep reading and hearing people recount real-life Blue Ridge Parkway memories that echo the story that unfolds in “When the Parkway Came.” We first wrote about this last December upon reading about Virginia musician … Continue reading

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At Orchard at Altapass, July 10, 2010

(Original post date: June 28, 2010) Thanks to a lovely invitation from Bill and Judy Carson, we will be signing When the Parkway Came, Super-Scenic Motorway, and David’s All That Is Native and Fine: The Politics of Culture in an American Region at the … Continue reading

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At Hound Ears Club, July 3, 2010

(Original post date: June 28, 2010) We’ll be discussing When the Parkway Came at Hound Ears Club in Blowing Rock, NC at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 3, 2010.  Thanks to our friends Betsy Alden and Mark Rutledge for setting this up!  More … Continue reading

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Greensboro News & Record’s “Page Turners” Blog profiles book

(Original post date: June 25, 2010) We just noticed tonight that the Greensboro News & Record‘s “Page Turners” Blog has a really nice little review — one of the best that has yet appeared — of When the Parkway Came.  Take a look!

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Discussion about the book to air on WVTF Public Radio, June 25th

(Original post date: June 24, 2010) When we were at the Galax Book Festival a couple of weekends ago, we had the good fortune to be interviewed by Cara Ellen Modisett, now Editor-at-Large for Blue Ridge Country magazine, about When the Parkway Came.  … Continue reading

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