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In Victuals, author Ronni Lundy tells us that her people were right all along; both in pronunciation (viddles), practice and sentiment

PHOTO: Johnny Autry; "This little piggy pot is both hearty and spring-fresh with new potatoes and peas," Lundy writes.
Laura Brehaut, Postmedia News
Originally published on April 20, 2017; National Post
Where some see stereotypes, author Ronni Lundy sees wisdom and resourcefulness. She views her connections to the southern Appalachian Mountains as “a beautiful and remarkable gift.” And in Victuals (Clarkson Potter, 2016), explores the ties between the land and the people who rely on its bounty. As it turns out, Lundy writes, her people were right about victuals all along – in pronunciation (viddles), practice and sentiment.
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National Post: April 20, 2017; page B3
Vancouver Sun: April 26, 2017; page C1/Front
Saskatoon StarPhoenix: April 26, 2017; page C1/Front
Regina Leader-Post: April 26, 2017; page C1/Front
Ottawa Citizen: April 26, 2017; page C1/Front
Montreal Gazette: April 26, 2017; page C1/Front
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