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Cover of 'Allegiance'

By Gurney Norman
· Foreword by Ed McClanahan

Part autobiography and part Appalachian folktale, Allegiance follows one man’s transformation from a working-class childhood in the mountains of eastern Kentucky and southwestern Virginia to his later struggle with alcoholism and depression. A collection of Norman’s non-fiction essays rounds out the book.

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