Miranda of the Mountains, Part II

TitleMiranda of the Mountains, Part II
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsBest, Betty Boone
MagazineSmoky Mountain Historical Society Journal and Newsletter
Issue Number2
Date Publishedsummer
SubjectsChildren's and young adult literature, Mountain life -- Rites and ceremonies

A fictionalized composite of a little girl's life growing up in the Smoky Mountains before the GSMNP arrived. This installment features a death, two marriages, a pounding mill, Happy Valley school, killing a rattlesnake, visiting a cemetery, a story about witches, and several occasions of getting into trouble. The story will continue.


Full text is available to members of the Smoky Mountain Historical Society.