Barbara Taylor Woodall is a best-selling Appalachian author, and a veteran of the phenomenal Foxfire Books. She is a seasoned storyteller, a 7th generation mountaineer still living in the north Georgia mountains, and a Grandmother of three fine young'uns.
Her critically acclaimed first book, "It's Not My Mountain Anymore" offers first-hand accounts of Appalachian living and became an overnight sensation. Woodall's absolute authentic voice merges with moving stories to moisten eyes and bring laughter and reached a worldwide audience with appearances on British Broadcasting Corporations as well as national televison.
Light the lamp and drag up a chair. Learn all you can about vanishing Appalachian culture. Heritage is as precious as life itself.
Her books invite you into an intimate tale of a bygone era of sweet simplicity, the closeness of family, our ties to the land and the ways of a people who knew how to make life work under any condition.
Woodall's deep generational roots in the north Georgia mountains shines bright in both books.
"These books are worthy additions to the little shelf that holds the Barbara Taylor Woodall materials. May it someday groan under the weight of all her insights and experiences!" ...Eliot Wigginton, Founder of The Foxfire Fund and former teacher
"What a VOICE!'...Random House, Andrea Robinson
"A book full of passion, soul and powerful writings..." Appalachian Voices Magazine
"Your writing is eloquent. It transports me back to my mountain. I cherish my copy."...Earl Hamner, noted author and creator of The Waltons series
"With deep Appalachian roots, Diane appreciates your book.'...Voice message Diane Sawyer's office, ABC News
"Some books are the real deal--this is one of them."...Gwen Mansini, Virginia
"Words matter. Barbara has expressed in well-written, beautifully descriptive words who, what, when and where she wishes to spend her time within God's creation, using the oldest art known to man--storytelling. "A Time For Every Purpose" is her crowning glory. I recommend it highly."...Amy Ammons Garza, Catch the Spirit of Appalachia
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