Individual Author Record
Name: Joe Richard MorganPen Name: None Genre: History Non-Fiction Born: 1934 in Leicester, North Carolina Sites:
Illinois ConnectionJoe attended Wheaton College and then taught on the west side of chicago for over 35 years.
Biographical and Professional InformationBecoming an author was not his original plan, although more people now know of Morgan's talents because not only is he a writing instructor with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute but because he just won the annual SunSations writing contest with his entry “On the Road,” published in the March issue of SunSations.
- Potato Branch : Sketches of Mountain Memories (Illustrated byCarol Bruckner , Bright Mountain Books, 2007
- Into the Chilling Water, Bright Mountain Books, 2007
Titles At Your Library
Potato Branch : Sketches of Mountain Memories
ISBN: 0914875507 Bright Mountain Books (Ridgetop Books). 2007 In this collection of poignant and richly detailed stories, Joe Morgan reveals the wonders and realities of growing up in the Blue Ridge Mountains in the 1930s and 40s. With neighbors and family so well characterized you d think they were your own, Joe shows us the heart of Appalachian life in a place called Potato Branch.
Into the Chilling Water
ISBN: 0914875515 Bright Mountain Books (Ridgetop Books). 2007 Like Joe Morgan s Potato Branch, this collection of richly detailed stories reveals more of the wonders and realities of growing up in the Blue Ridge Mountains in the 1930s and 40s. We meet again some old friends, along with new folks so well characterized you d think they were your own friends and family in the heart of Appalachia.