The Address

by Fiona Davis
A beautifully written and poignant story about a young woman who, during the depression, delivers second-hand books to the most impoverished region of the Appalachians in Kentucky. The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson  #historical fiction, #reading, #books to read, #books

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"hauntingly un-put-downable work that holds real cultural significance." - Sara Gruen, New York Times bestselling author of Water for Elephants

"[Richardson] explores a premise that's highly unusual - and utterly compelling ... A quick, riveting read that celebrates the power of both books and community." - Toronto Star

"A timeless and significant tale about poverty, intolerance and how books can bring hope and light to even the darkest pocket of history." - Karen Abbott, New York Times bestselling author of Liar Temptress Soldier Spy

"Emotionally resonant and unforgettable" - Joshilyn Jackson, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Almost Sisters

"Kim Michele Richardson has written a fascinating novel about people almost forgotten by history: Kentucky's pack-horse librarians and "blue people." The factual information alone would make this book a treasure, but with her impressive storytelling and empathy, Richardson gives us so much more." - Ron Rash, New York Times bestselling author of One Foot in Eden and Serena

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