Children of the Shenandoah Series Part 2: Author of Across the Blue Ridge Mountains Maggie Marangione {Ep 84}

Episode 84,   Oct 19, 2022, 01:05 PM

Listen to an enlightening and delightful chat with laughs with Maggie Marangione as we discuss her novel, Across the Blue Ridge Mountains.  Set in the early twentieth century of Elkton, VA at the time the mountain families were removed for the Shenandoah National Park. Hear what brought this New York native to Virginia and how she developed a curiosity for these displaced families. In her 10 years of research, learn some of the challenges she faced and what surprised her the most. Find out where you can find and listen to oral history interviews of these descendants at James Madison University. Hear what her meetings were like with these descendants and the unique variables involved with their stories. Discover the inspiration behind the novel’s main character Mary and learn about ‘her world’.  Get Maggie and Dawn’s more in depth personal take on the woven complexity of life’s unwanted circumstances and how sharing their stories can bring healing from the impact on these families. Plus, hear what she hopes people will get out of reading her book and more! Cheers!

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