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Bluestocking, the Story of a Tennessee Family

 

Clarksville Book ReviewClarksville, TN – There is a special kind of down-to-earth spirit that Tennesseans have that you don’t necessarily find in other parts of this country. Tennesseans aren’t about being uppity by bragging about how rich their family is or who has the biggest house.

They are much more concerned about how you treat your neighbors and if you’re good to your own family. Tennesseans want you to tell it like it is without putting on airs.

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Bluestocking — A Family Story with a Tennessee Heart

 

Tennesseans have a special kind of down-to-earth spirit you don’t necessarily find in other parts of this country. Tennesseans aren’t about being uppity by bragging about how rich their family is or who has the biggest house. They are much more concerned about how you treat your neighbors and if you’re good to your own family. Tennesseans want you to tell it like it is without putting on airs.

Bud Willis is a Tennessee native whose life has taken many twists and turns. Growing up in a family of nine children, he eventually survived Viet Nam as a Huey helicopter pilot, was named Tennessee’s Outstanding Young Man, and became a partner in J.C. Bradford and Company, a securities firm. His second book, Marble Mountain, is a Vietnam memoir.

When Bud sat down to write his first book, Bluestocking, he went back to his childhood and wrote the story of a Tennessee family headed by remarkable woman who mothered nine children and saw them grow to adulthood with the right values and a chance at success.

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