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  • The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

    A Novel

    RECOMMENDED BY DOLLY PARTON IN PEOPLE MAGAZINE!A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA USA TODAY BESTSELLERA LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLERA PBS BOOK PICKThe bestselling historical fiction novel from Kim Michele Richardson, this is a novel following Cussy Mary, a packhorse librarian and her quest to bring books to the Appalachian community she ... ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

    A Novel

    Narrated by Katie Schorr ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 26 min

    The hardscrabble folks of Troublesome Creek have to scrap for everything―everything except books, that is. Thanks to Roosevelt’s Kentucky Pack Horse Library Project, Troublesome’s got its very own traveling librarian, Cussy Mary Carter.Cussy’s not only a book woman, however; she’s also the last of her kind, her skin a shade of blue unlike most anyone else. Not everyone is keen on Cussy’s family or ... Read more

    $19.95 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Summary and Study Guide Of The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

    Kim Michele Richardson

    by Hyper Summary ...
    The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is a historical novel by American author Kim Michele Richardson. Published in 2019, the book takes place in the Kentucky hills during the Great Depression in 1936. In its depiction of prejudice and community in 1930s Kentucky, The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek touches upon themes including the distrust of authority, the random and dangerous nature of prejudice ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • From Troublesome Creek

    A Farm Boy’S Encounters on the Way to a University Presidency

    by Duane Acker ...
    Near the banks of Troublesome Creek in Cass County, Iowa, a boy happily grows up on his familys farm in the 1930s and 1940s. He helps his father milk cows and harvest hay, reads newspapers, and listens to radio serials. But it is when he is seventeen and hears his mother excitedly shout, You won! that everything suddenly changes for Duane Acker.In his engaging memoir, Acker begins by chronicling ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • The Troublesome Creek Collection: Troublesome Creek / Willow Springs / Torrent Falls

    by Jan Watson ...
    series Troublesome Creek
    This Collection bundles all three of Jan Watson’s Troublesome Creek novels into one e-book for a great value!#1 Troublesome Creek:A charming historical novel set in the late 1800s. Born and raised in the hills of Kentucky, Laura “Copper” Grace loves the wilderness of her home in Troublesome Creek. But when her stepmother threatens to send her away to boarding school to become a lady, Copper faces ... Read more

    $7.19 USD

  • Back to Troublesome Creek

    Encounters in Developing Countries, Washington’S Bureaucracy, and on the Farm

    by Duane Acker ...
    A former university president tells about his later encounters in the federal bureaucracy, including an agency with more people than work to be done and how special projects get included in appropriation bills.He also relates global encounters, including a four-acre Philippine farm that financed two children through college, Guatemalans being paid with food aid for digging the trenches for their ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Troublesome Creek

    REVISED: Like "Fried Green Tomatoes," this short novel explores a town's misjudgment of two spirited young women, one an insider and the other an outsider. Following 9-11, 2001, and the attacks on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, the residents of Statenville, Georgia are edgy and eager to lay blame, suspicious of newcomers, then out pops a girl named "Normal" from a chicken truck en ... Read more

    Free

  • Troublesome Creek

    by Jan Watson ...
    Book 1 - Troublesome Creek
    A charming historical novel set in the late 1800s. Born and raised in the hills of Kentucky, Laura “Copper” Grace loves the wilderness of her home in Troublesome Creek. But when her stepmother threatens to send her away to boarding school to become a lady, Copper faces the possibility of losing everything that is precious to her. Copper must come to terms with her family and discover the true ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • Angel at Troublesome Creek

    Book 1 - Augusta Goodnight Mysteries
    When Mary George Murphy finds that her Aunt Caroline fell down a flight of stairs to her death, she's heartbroken. To make matters worse, Mary is sure that Caroline's death was no accident.Enter Augusta Goodnight, Mary's guardian angel. Normally assigned to Heaven's strawberry fields, Augusta died during WWII -- which explains her old-fashioned glamour and love of swing. She appears in Troublesome ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Willow Springs

    by Jan Watson ...
    Book 2 - Troublesome Creek
    The year is 1883 and following a whirlwind courtship, seventeen-year-old Copper Brown finds herself living in the bustling city of Lexington, KY, far away from her beloved mountain home, newly married to a man she barely knows. Having been raised to put her trust in God, Copper sets out to find a purpose for this new life that she'd never imagined. ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • On Troublesome Creek

    Stories

    by James Still ...
    James Still left eastern Kentucky for Europe in 1941 after enlisting in the US Army during World War II, leaving behind a recently published, semi-autobiographical work of fiction, On Troublesome Creek. Even as he developed a broader worldview, his work continued to draw from the agrarian and regional sources of life in the Cumberland Plateau that supported the American war effort. Like the ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • Audiobook

    On Troublesome Creek

    Stories

    by James Still ...
    Narrated by Traber Burns ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 56 min

    James Still left eastern Kentucky for Europe in 1941 after enlisting in the US Army during World War II, leaving behind a recently published, semiautobiographical work of fiction, On Troublesome Creek.Even as he developed a broader worldview, his work continued to draw from the agrarian and regional sources of life in the Cumberland Plateau that supported the American war effort. Like the ... Read more

    $14.95 USD or free with audiobook trial