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GSMNP: cades cove: a personal story
Who better than Judge William Wayne Oliver, direct descendant of John and Lucretia Oliver, to tell the story of growing up in Cades Cove? Being written by a judge and scholar, the author is very precise, especially in matters of feuds, murders, moonshining, and barn burnings in the cove. However, most of the book is pure childhood delight, with personal stories about trips to the mill, to the grassy balds in summer, gathering chestnuts, Christmas festivities, fishing, chores, horses, and generally growing up in the cove. Contains dozens of historic photos from the private Oliver Family Collection. Published by GSMA; 150 pages.