Far Appalachia: Following the New River North
is a book written by Noah Adams
published in March, 2002.
The book covers the history of the New River
and the region surrounding it, and manages to include recipes for traditional Appalachian cooking
, side stories about coal mining
, and the various colorful personalities who inhabited the region.
stated that as a resident and native of Appalachia
he wanted to know more about the region, so he started to research the history of the region in general and found that the most compelling stories surrounded the New River