Mountain Fever chronicles one man’s love affair with the vanishing human culture and verdant natural history of the southern Appalachian mountains. This account by Cataloochee Ranch co-founder Tom Alexander, enhanced by bountiful photographs, tells the story – and the stories – of a traditional way of life that is rapidly disappearing from the modern world.
Mountain Fever chronicles one man's love affair with a region, its unique and vanishing human culture, and its verdant natural history. Spanning the 1920s through the 1960s, it recounts Tom Alexander's early adventures as a government ranger and forester in Western North Carolina, where he dealt with arsonists, poachers, and bitter winter storms, plus his own experience as a stockman in battles with government authorities over sheep- and cattle-killing bears.
Thomas W. Alexander, Sr. (19001972) was a forester, outdoorsman, farmer, raconteur, writer, and resort owner who is prominently identified with the Great Smoky Mountains. Beginning with a humble fishing camp, he and his wife went on to found Cataloochee Ranch. Mountain Fever chronicles Alexanders ...
Mountain Fever by Tom, and Alexander, Tom, Jr. (Editor), and Alexander, Jane (Editor) Alexander ISBN 13: 9780914875260 ISBN 10: 0914875264
Asheville, NC: Bright Mountain Books, 1995. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Small quarto. 7.25 x 10.25 in. 161 pp. Profusely illustrated with black & white ...
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Tom Alexander, a famed mountain man, forester and founder of Cataloochee Ranch, chronicled his adventures over the course of his lifetime. An edited collection of his writings were compiled into a book called Mountain Fever by Alexander’s son in 1995, more than two decades after his father’s death.
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