Tales of the Ragged Mountains

Thursday, October 16th 6:00-7:30 pm Free. Horry County Reads: Ron Rash Kickoff Event! Join us for our community wide reading program featuring the works of Ron Rash. Events will take place at all library locations followed by a presentation on November 19th at the Horry County Museum Auditorium featuring a Book Talk and Signing by Ron Rash. Join us for the kickoff on Thursday, October 15th at 6:00 p.m. at the Carolina Forest Library for “Tales of the Ragged Mountains: a Celebration of the Writing of Ron Rash” a panel discussion and audience Q & A. Free and open to the public. Featuring: Dr. Amanda M. Brian: World War I at Home: The Great War and Southern History in Ron Rash’s “The Cove.” Dr. J. Daniel Hasty: But You Can’t Take the Mountains Out of the Boy: Appalachian Identity and the New South. Mr. Hastings Hensel: A Song More Sustained: Ron Rash’s Poetry, and the Poetry of His Fiction. Dr. Emma Howes: The Hill of the Mill: Southern Appalachian Representations in Eureka Mill. Dr. Tripthi Pillai: Doom and Gloom in Ron Rash: Something Rich and Strange About Unlocked Spaces and Times. Dr. Daniel Cross Turner: The Appalachian Book of the Dead: Ron Rash’s Tales of the Mountain South.