Miranda of the Mountains, Conclusion

TitleMiranda of the Mountains, Conclusion
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsBest, Betty Boone
MagazineSmoky Mountain Historical Society Journal and Newsletter
Issue Number4
Date Publishedwinter
SubjectsChildren's and young adult literature, Mountain life, Mountain people -- Genealogy

A fictionalized composite of a little girl's life growing up in the Smoky Mountains before the GSMNP arrived. In this installment, she describes the coming winter, a family dinner, making a chair, preparing for Christmas, and news of the government's plan to buy out the neighborhood. An epilogue tells the true story of Miranda and her family. Includes an image of Miranda's husband and a photograph of the author's great, great, granddaughter.


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