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John Fox Jr.

(#318) from Kentucky Life Program 318 (1997)

A look back at the life and works of John Fox Jr., a Kentucky native who became one of America’s most popular authors in the early 20th century by chronicling Appalachian culture in novels like The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come and The Trail of the Lonesome Pine. Segment introduced and narrated by series host Byron Crawford.

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