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Thread #139305 Message #3193454
Posted By: GUEST,Cindy Funk
23-Jul-11 - 09:41 AM
Thread Name: Folklore: New book on Tom Dooley+
Subject: Folklore: New book on Tom Dooley+
So, you've been singing Tom Dooley your whole life and thought you knew the story.....now someone has done the research....and the true story is revealed. Celebrated novelist Sharyn McCrumb has had this story in her head for years, and now it's ready... Sharyn is known for her Ballad Novels, where she uses traditional music to enhance and illustrate the stories. Now with this new book, the song, and the history behind it, IS the story!