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Eastern Standard for Nov. 17th

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University Press Of Kentucky
"Traces" by Patricia Hudson is a retelling of the Daniel Boone saga through the eyes of his wife, Rebecca, and her two oldest daughters, Susannah and Jemima.

It was hard being a pioneer in the wilds of what would become Kentucky. Try doing it as a mother of ten. We hear about the legacy of Rebecca Boone from novelist Patricia Hudson | A pioneer of glass ceiling breakage is profiled in a new book about former Kentucky First Lady Phyllis George | Did you know about the “Slaw Line” of hot dog lovin’ West Virginia? Part of the “visionary folklore” offered up by folklorist Emily Hilliard | Writing plays with the pros: a Centre College partnership with the The Farm, a Brooklyn-based playwright incubator | Green Room Exchange gets creative to raise funds for more performances by international artists.

Tom Martin is the host of Eastern Standard, a weekly radio magazine of interviews and stories about interesting people, places, and things happening in the Commonwealth.