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" Thee Sheriff"--- "Little Sam Mountain"---"The Panther On Cold Mountain"---"Out West And Back" The order of the books published by me.

 MY 4TH BOOK ABOUT LIFE IN THE MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA WILL BE AVAIBLE IN THE FALL OF 2010."THE SHERIFF"  IS THE LATIEST BOOK.   THE OTHER PUBLISHED  ARE-- "LITTLE SAM MOUNTAIN"--- " THE PANTHER ON COLD MOUNTAIN"  AND  " OUT WEST AND BACK".Charles FletcherSee More
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75TH. ANNIVERSARY MEETING CCC'S IN SMOKEY MOUNTAIND

http://www.blip.tv/file/2978552 75th. ANNIVERSARY OF CCCs DVD

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At 2:30pm on October 16, 2012, Wanda Campbell said…

Charles, Thankyou so much for the welcome! I am looking forward so some interesting reads. I am also thinking about adding a insert from the book I am working on "Grandma's Biscuits" for some honest opinions. My Best to you, Wanda

At 3:19pm on October 15, 2012, Jim Casada said…

Charles--All of this stuff is pretty much a mystery to me, but I think I've pushed the right buttons to add you as a friend.

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At 8:29pm on July 15, 2010, Rob Neufeld said…
Charles, thank you for keeping in touch with me. I’m interested in your upcoming book. Which of the others have a southern mountain setting? Yours, Rob
 
 
 

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