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Jesse Stuart: Immortal Kentuckian is Here!

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The Jesse Stuart Foundation is pleased to announce the release of Dr. James Gifford’s latest book, “Jesse Stuart:  Immortal Kentuckian.” The new biography examines the life of the late Poet Laureate of Kentucky in broad historical context and explains that Stuart immortalized himself though enduring influences on the people who read his books and the people who knew him personally. “This book is a comprehensive, easy-to-read biography that describes the broad range of Stuart’s accomplishments as an author, educator, conservationist, Appalachian spokesman, compulsive correspondent, world traveler, father, husband and neighbor,” said Dr. Gifford. “It would be a strong addition to...

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