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Appalachian Song by Michelle Shocklee

Appalachian Song by Michelle Shocklee

High in the Great Smoky Mountains in 1943, midwife Bertie Jenkins lives with her four unmarried sisters on the family homestead. When they find a pregnant teenager on their land, shot by her own father, the sisters take her in and hide her, nicknaming her Songbird on account of her beautiful singing voice. The sisters grow fond of Songbird and her baby, but what would happen if her abusive father learned where she wa... Read Article