On Dogwood Mountain

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AuthorHouse, Feb 2, 2012 - Nature - 228 pages
Its the 1940s and the WW11 is raging. There are six girls and three boys living with Mam in a log cabin with no electricity or running water. Pap comes home only when feels the notion lifes not easy. The struggles become even more real when thirteen year old Retha Pogue sees her eighteen year old brother, Wilburn, drafter and going off to war. Surprising twists await in this gripping story of what life was really like for so many families.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 1941 Welcome to our Mountain
1
Chapter 2 Bigun likes Dorse
20
Chapter 3 Wilburn Goes Off to War
35
Chapter 4 Little Orn is Born
46
Chapter 5 AW Paps a Coming
59
Chapter 6 Letters Home 1942
74
Chapter 7 Sunday Meetings
88
Chapter 8 Christmas Day
106
Chapter 11 Im a Rideing That Mule
135
Chapter 12 Charles Warren Dies
148
Chapter 13 Paps Girls 1944
153
Chapter 14 Eatings Scase
165
Chapter 15 Everthings a Changing
177
Chapter 16 1945
186
Chapter 17 Mam is Now Granmam
196
Chapter 18 THE WAR IS OVER
203

Chapter 9 1943 Plowing the Garden
115
Chapter 10 The War Hits Home on Our Mountain
124
Conclusion 1965
210
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Betty Carter was born during WWII in the hills of Kentucky. Her family consisted of her Mom and Dad, three brothers, three sisters, in-laws and Grandma. She earned her bachelor’s of Arts at age fifty nine. She is a licensed therapeutic massage therapist and has her Masters Degree in Reiki.

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