Description : This biography of Reverend Bob Childress of the Blue Ridge Mountains has been compared to the tales of Mark Twain and the Mississippi. Shows Childress' transforming effects on rough and wild mountain communities.
Description : Age range 3 to 6 The man in the mountain lay dozing for years And all kinds of music would play in his ears... The man in the mountain loves the view from his home of the ocean and forest, but he yearns to see more of the world. Yet whenever he tries to move, he terrifies the woodland creatures around him. Only a small, well-travelled cuckoo is brave enough to come to his rescue... Inspired by themes of freedom and friendship, Man in the Mountain is a charming rhyming story that evokes the beauty of the natural world. Illustrator Gaia D'Alconzo brings Natalie Ramm's verse to life with playful and heartwarming illustrations.
Description : A young man is disappointed over his failure to commit suicide. He plots to try again after getting rid of an old mountaineer, who helps him recuperate. Forced to spend some time in the mountains, the wise mountaineer promises that he will show him a better method to end life if he accompanies him. It is a tussle between a believer and a non-believer, where the elderly man is bound by his promise and the young man is adamant in his decision.
Description : A photographic tribute also describes the history and geology of the Old Man of the Mountain, which suddenly collapsed on May 3, 2003.
Description : A hard term in Yuma Prison gave Ralph Tinsdale and his gunhawk sidekicks time to nurse a deep hatred for Smoke Jensen - the man who put them there. A bloody escape gives them the chance to get even. Their posse is already forty strong, the price on Smoke's head is up to twenty grand, and with Jensen's own wife shanghaied into Tinsdale's deadly trap, this time there's more at stake than Smoke's own life. With the Arapaho and Shoshoni for alliers, and his .45 Colt for cover, Smoke is armed and waiting. Now, only the Green Moutains stand between Jensen's iron will and his enemies' lust for vengeance.
Description : Cole Reynolds is an outsider. He's lived in High Mountain all his life but never felt he belonged. That's okay, though. He's a man who likes his space—and in West Texas there's plenty of it. But everything changed the day he met Taylor Matthews. He was guiding Taylor and her husband through a remote part of the desert when someone shot at them. Cole and Taylor were wounded and her husband was killed. Now Taylor's back—determined to find out what really happened. And like it or not, Cole knows he has to keep her safe….
Description : "The Mountain, The Man and the Dream" is the story of a very special place in the mountains of North Carolina. It was envisioned as a meeting place for the Southern Baptists. Over the years, it became a meeting place for all Christians. The Ridgecrest Conference Center is located 18 miles East of Asheville, North Carolina. It is situated in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the continental divide, but Ridgecrest is not just a place. It is more of an experience, a fellowship with God. It is God’s mountain. Those who visit Ridgecrest with an open heart will experience God’s presence, commune with other Christians and feel His hand in their lives. History is a visible account of people and buildings. Church history however, shows how God works with people to accomplish His will. This book show's God’s active role in the development and growth in the place called “Ridgecrest." The year 2007 marks the one hundredth anniversary of the Ridgecrest Conference Center. This is a fascinating story with many different people working to overcome innumerable obstacles to make a dream come true. This book is for everyone who loves an interesting story about a real place and real people overcoming obstacles to make something happen.