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John Ehle
John Marsden Ehle, Jr. (December 13, 1925 – March 24, 2018) was an American writer known best for his fiction set in the Appalachian Mountains of the American South. He has been described as "the father of Appalachian literature". John Ehle was born in Asheville, North Carolina, the oldest of five children of Gladys (née Starnes) and John Marsden Ehle, an insurance company division director. His paternal grandparents emigrated from Wales and England.
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Born: 1925, Asheville
Died: 2018, Winston-Salem

Alternate Names: Ehle, John, 1925-...., Ehle, John, Ehle, John Marsden 1925-
Occupation(s): novelist, writer
Field(s) of Work: non-fiction literature, literature
Employer(s): University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Associated Place(s): Chapel Hill (N.C.), North Carolina--Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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