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At Waterrock Knob, August 6, 2011

(Original post date: July 28, 2011) We’ll be up at Waterrock Knob at milepost 451 on the Parkway west of Waynesville from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on August 6, 2011 signing copies of When the Parkway Came and Super-Scenic Motorway.  Come on … Continue reading

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Book reviewed in Asheville’s Mountain Xpress

(Original post date: September 8, 2010) We were delighted this morning to learn of Cassandra Frear’s lovely review of the book in Asheville’s weekly news/entertainment paper, the Mountain Xpress.  We appreciate the time that Cassandra took to speak with us about the book … Continue reading

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Book signings and events galore — Parkway 75th Festival weekend, Sept. 11

(Original post date: August 30, 2010) We’re going to be spending a lot of time on September 11, 2010 in and around the area where Parkway construction began 75 years ago doing several book signings and events related to the Blue … Continue reading

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Discounted pricing offered for schools

(Original post date: July 30, 2010) We are offering special, discounted pricing on When the Parkway Came for teachers or school libraries who are interested in ordering multiple copies of the book for use in classrooms or other educational activities.  Please contact us to … Continue reading

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Incredible afternoon at the Orchard at Altapass

(Original post date: July 13, 2010) We had a fantastic time last Saturday signing books and meeting people at the wonderful Orchard at Altapass on at Parkway milepost 328.3.  Bill and Judy Carson and Kit Carson Trubey were such gracious hosts, and … Continue reading

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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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