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Black Days, Black Dust is a memoir in the oral tradition. A close relative (you know who you are, Tim) said, "Even though you know that you're reading a book, you feel like you're sitting around an old coal stove, listening to Bob tell the story of his life."

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Appalachian Journal, Spring 2005

The Washington Post - July 15, 2002 (Archived)

The Dominion Post - May 26, 2002