Miranda of the Mountains, Part III

TitleMiranda of the Mountains, Part III
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsBest, Betty Boone
MagazineSmoky Mountain Historical Society Journal and Newsletter
Issue Number3
Date Publishedfall
SubjectsChildren's and young adult literature, Mountain life

A fictionalized composite of a little girl's life growing up in the Smoky Mountains before the GSMNP arrived. In this installment, she describes haying, school, a dance, a pie supper, harvesting fruit, typhoid, bees, various accidents, moonshine, and more.


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