Back of Beyond

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Short Description The behind-the-scenes story of librarian turned woodsman who had a far-reaching effect on wilderness literature and outdoor pursuits.
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  1. Back of Beyond, new Kephart biography from Great Smoky Mountains Association, invites readers to truly 'know the man' Back of Beyond, new Kephart biography from Great Smoky Mountains Association, invites readers to truly 'know the man' An icon of the Southern Appalachian region known for the seminal books Camping and Woodcraft (1906) and Our Southern Highlanders (1913), Horace Kephart was instrumental in efforts to establish the Appalachian Trail along the Tennessee-North Carolina border.
  2. A conversation with the authors of the new Kephart biography A conversation with the authors of the new Kephart biography Working with literary authorities George Ellison and Janet McCue to edit their new book, Back of Beyond: A Horace Kephart Biography, was like being a roadie for a dynamic singer-songwriter duo (imagine going on tour with Van Morrison and Joni Mitchell). George and Janet are so creative, so steeped in the literature of the Smokies region, and so attuned to all things Kephart that it was mesmerizing and magical to interact with them on a daily basi