Books about famous people from the area and/or written by people from our area.

DocWatsonSM.jpg Blind But Now I See - Doc Watson Biography
By Kent Gustavson, PhD From the day Doc Watson stepped off the bus in New York City, the North Carolina music legend changed the world forever. His influence has been recognized by presidents and by the heroes of modern music. This is the first comprehensive biography of Doc Watson, with never before released details about the American guitar icon's life.
BKChang.JPG Chang and Eng - a novel
This novel by Darin Strauss combines fiction with fact to tell the story of history's most famous twins. Chang and Eng Bunker were international celebrities and traveled the world as a circus act.

BKMtnVoices.JPG Mountain Voices by Warren Moore Hard Cover
Documentation of life in Southern Appalachian with photography.

BKOrivilleHicks.JPG Orville Hicks by Julia Taylor Ebel
Hardbound book about master storyteller from old time mountaineers.