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Blue Ridge Parkway - Celebration
Blue Ridge Parkway - Celebration

Blue Ridge Parkway - Celebration

Silver Anniversary Edition for the Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway


200 Pages, 13 x 10

Cloth, $47.95 (US $47.95) (CA $52.95)

Publication Date: September 2013

ISBN 9780989287081

Rights: US & CA

Mountain Trail Press (Sep 2013)

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The sublime majesty of the Blue Ridge Mountains is captured in extraordinary photographs and thoughtful prose 

Breathtaking photographs and original essays illuminate this tribute to the natural wonders of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The 469 miles of the Parkway run through some of the most magnificent landscapes in the United States, connecting the Shenandoah National Park to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and these photographs capture the unique beauty of the region. Accompanying the images are heartfelt writings of regional poets and essayists who celebrate their abiding love for the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Author Biography

Elizabeth C. Hunter is a freelance writer, a contributing editor for Blue Ridge Country Magazine, and has written the text for three books on the Blue Ridge Parkway. She lives in Bakersville, North Carolina. Charles W. Maynard worked as the first executive director of the Friends of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and as the director of advancement at the International Storytelling Center in Jonesborough, Tennessee. He has authored or coauthored more than 28 books, including The Appalachians, Going to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and The Rocky Mountains. He lives in Maryville, Tennessee. Cara Modisett is a writer and editor-at-large for Blue Ridge Country magazine. She lives in Roanoke, Virginia. Nye Simmons is a writer and photographer. His previous titles include Best of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Great Smoky Mountains Wonder and Light, Smoky Mountains Photographer’s Guide, and Tennessee Wonder and Light. He lives in Knoxville, Tennessee.