The Brindle Mule: Stories and Poems of the Brushy Mountains

Title

The Brindle Mule: Stories and Poems of the Brushy Mountains

Description

Written in Robert Leeper’s student days at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and later at Columbia University, The Brindle Mule is a book of stories and poems emphasizing a childhood spent in the mountain country of Western North Carolina. Leeper grew up near Alexander County where his father was a physician and highly involved in the local community. Inspired by the cultural heritage of the region, Leeper decided to write down the stories and poems he heard gathered around the fireside, at picnics, in church, and at friends and family’s homes. Published in 1983, this book is a testament to the local lore of the Western Mountain region of North Carolina.

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Subject

Mountain life--North Carolina--Brushy Mountains--Literary collections

Creator

Robert Leeper

Publisher

Original Publisher: Appalachian Consortium Press

Digital Publisher: Appalachian State University

Date Copyrighted

1983

License

CC BY-NC-ND: Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format.

Language

English

Rights Holder

Appalachian State University

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Citation

Robert Leeper, “The Brindle Mule: Stories and Poems of the Brushy Mountains,” Appalachian State University Digital Collections, accessed June 19, 2018, http://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/43721.