Women of the Smokies by Courtney Lix
NO PLACE FOR THE WEARY KIND: WOMEN OF THE SMOKIES
From legendary hiker Margaret Stevenson to famed singer-songwriter Dolly Parton, what do these 19 remarkable Smoky Mountain women have in common? Tenacity. Perseverance. And an ironwood-like toughness in the face of adversity. Besides these qualities, all had (or have) a deep love for the Great Smoky Mountains. Featured women include Karen Wade, Gracie McNichol, Wilma Dykeman, Hattie O. McGiffin and Mary E. Caldwell.