Ray Hicks, The Voice of Appalachia

By Shannon Hitchcock 

 

As a young boy living in the Appalachian Mountains, Ray Hicks loved his grandfather’s stories because he told them “the mountain way.” After his grandfather’s death, Ray continued to tell these stories to anyone who would listen. Years later, his storytelling became so famous he was known as

the “Voice of Appalachia.”

Mixed media low relief dioramas.

Released October 22 2020

Reycraft Books

“A distinctive biography of a distinctively American voice.” –School Library Journal

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