Still Point-Life Notes From A Kentucky Woman

A Coal Camp

by Sarah Cornett-Hagen



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 4/16/2010

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 134
ISBN : 9781418490539
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 134
ISBN : 9781463450434

About the Book

“Life Notes From a Kentucky Woman: A Coal Camp- first in a series of “Life Notes” books by Sarah Cornett-Hagen a native of Letcher County, Kentucky. This story details the beginnings of a mountain woman, a coal miner’s daughter, reared in the hills of eastern Kentucky. It takes you deep into the heart of coal mining country to a town called Haymond and the ways and times of the people who lived there shortly before World War 2.  The story carries you through Sarah’s coming of age years in the early fifties and beyond as the author shares with you how she became a woman who knows, “Mountain roots run deep and tendrils of these roots are wrapped gently around her heart forever.”

About the Author

Sarah Cornett-Hagen, a Kentucky native, lives quietly in the countryside of southern Oregon. 

Her beloved home, Still Point, is the touchstone for her lush poetry and homespun philosophical writing. Sarah’s sensitive eye for observing patterns of life becomes obvious to the reader as she weaves her magical spell of wonder by sharing her innermost thoughts about life as she lives it. Her most recent published work is found in the anthology, “Poetry as Prayer: Appalachian Women Speak” by Wind.  Her tribute to Mt. Ashland, “Mountain Lady” will be published in “The Rag.” Albuquerque New Mexico, August 2004. “Blackberry Heaven” published in the International Library of Poetry 2003, “Colors of Life” captures the essence of Sarah’s uplifting spirit.