A collection of stories about the author's adventures in the Southern Appalachian mountains including encounters with wildlife, the book also has accounts of a deadly training mission in the Marine Corps and of getting lost in the Cohutta Wilderness with eight teenagers. Millican's mother and father share stories about growing up during the Great Depression.

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About the Author

Mark Millican is a retired newspaper editor who still freelance writes for area papers and regional magazines. He stays in the outdoors as a certified soil erosion inspector, and also pastors a small church. He has 11 grandchildren, and he and wife Teresa enjoy hiking, traveling, reading and spending time with family.