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True tales of old-time Kentucky politics

Berry Craig

True tales of old-time Kentucky politics

bombast, bourbon, and burgoo

by Berry Craig

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Published by History Press in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political culture -- Kentucky -- History -- Anecdotes,
  • Politicians -- Kentucky -- Biography -- Anecdotes,
  • Kentucky -- Politics and government -- 1792-1865 -- Anecdotes,
  • Kentucky -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 -- Anecdotes,
  • Kentucky -- Biography -- Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Berry Craig.
    GenreAnecdotes., Biography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF455 .C73 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23079760M
    ISBN 109781596296367
    LC Control Number2009004390
    OCLC/WorldCa304385517

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      Berry Craig of Mayfield is a professor emeritus of history at West Kentucky Community and Technical College in Paducah, a freelance journalist and the author of “True Tales of Old-Time Kentucky. Serve it up with cole slaw and bourbon, and you’ve got yourself a true Kentucky cookout. Need to Know Look for burgoo at festivals throughout the South, but especially at the annual.

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